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Does The End Really Justify The Means For You?

  1. move2move profile image61
    move2moveposted 6 years ago

    Does The End Really Justify The Means For You?

    Some say that the end always justifies the means...
    What do you think about that quote applied to you?
    Why do you think that way, if you do?
    Or if not. why don't you think that way?
    Has it a spiritual component or not?
    I won't give examples here; just look out of your experience what shoes up,
    if it fits with your mindset and on how the world runs.....or at least...your view of it...

    Does The End Really Justify The Means For You?

  2. nifty@50 profile image74
    nifty@50posted 6 years ago

    There are times where the ends do justify the means. For example, an armed man takes hostages and you promise him that if he lets them go you will let him go free. He does, and of course arrest him. Most of the time unethical or immoral behavior to achieve a means comes back to haunt you. If you want to stay in the business selling used cars you have to deal in an ethical way to get repeat business. A happy customer is the best sales person you have. A customer who feels they have been ripped off can ruin your business single handed.

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    Sooner28posted 6 years ago

    It depends on the situation.  I think the ends can justify the means in cases like tax increases on the rich.  If rich people pay more in taxes, the debt can be reduced without solely doing it on the backs of the poor, and America can make inroads to improve her failing infrastructure.

 
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