Chapter ThreeThe Ethics Eye

“Vision: Something seen otherwise than by ordinary sight …”

—Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 5th Edition

We now have three tools for resolving ethical issues. They are reading the ground rules, finding the interests, and facing the facts. These tools help us find the substance of an ethical issue, as opposed to what is said about the issue, and may even resolve the issue in some cases.

We have also looked at a number of actual situations. The common theme is that although these situations involved ethical issues, once we applied our tools, we could see the right course of action. It is reasonable to ask whether this is simply because of the situations selected or whether there is another reason. I believe that these ...

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