Personal Statement of Ethics

High school
Essay
Miscellaneous
Pages 2 (502 words)
Download 0
Being born and raised in a conservative family, the concept of ethics has been imprinted in my system as early as I can remember. My parents have taught me what is morally and socially acceptable and equate it with what is ethical. Thus, my perception of what is ethical or not is rooted at my family of origin where moral values and virtues are taught…

Introduction


When I was a child, my concept of ethics has been confined in being good and right to the people within my small circle. However, as I grew older and exposed to the realities of this world, I begin to learn that ethics is more than just pleasing the people which are around me. I realize that in order to maintain my integrity and credibility as an individual, I should be able to establish my own ethical standards backed by what I believe to be morally excellent. As I go about making my own stand, I learn that upholding my ethical beliefs is a struggle where I need to battle with the conflicting ideologies of the people around me. I begin to understand that what my parents taught me are quite shallow compared to what I learn with my various experiences yet they provide a good foundation of how to decide whether something is acceptable or not.
My definition of ethics goes beyond what is socially acceptable as right. Looking at the current world situation, it now appears that our society have tolerated and absorbed previously unethical behaviors and added them into our value system. For instance, I strongly assert that gay marriage is not ethically because it destroys the original purpose of a woman's creation that is, to be the completeness of a man. ...
Download paper
Not exactly what you need?

Related papers

Personal Statement, My Personal Experiences
His ambition for his children has often placed me in challenging positions. The most challenging of these was when, following the completion of my secondary education, he decided to transfer me to SMUK-1 BPK Penabur, the most difficult and best high school in Indonesia. I did not want to transfer and quite honestly, did not feel that I was capable of succeeding in such a competitive and tough…
Personal statement. Application essay
I enjoy helping them learn and I derive much joy in understanding how they discover new things in what adults find ordinary and boring. Like every primary school teacher I know, one of the greatest sources of happiness and fulfilment is to see the eyes and faces of children light up when they discover something new. It is like a lamp being switched on inside their minds.…
Education - personal statement
I am a business student and require such education that not only enhances my theoretical background but also able to taught me practically. What I lack in my ex-institute is that my they do not help the students in solving their problems. The institute lacks in team working, practical demonstration, self motivation and detail orientation and these are the major things required in any business…
Personal Ethics
Free will basically trusts one's instincts. It is being able to live well, to do things my own way and to live slowly but surely.…
Personal Philosophy (Mission Statement)
Amidst all frustrations in life, optimism is essential. Everything can be achieved if we remain positive. With sufficient determination, we can climb the highest of mountains. That cannot be achieved in the absence of faith. Philosopher Henry David Thoreau once said, "If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with…
Personal statement
One of my primary interests in this field revolves around its dynamism and pace. The only constant in the world of law is change, with fast moving events and professional trends. Therefore, I have realised that the only opportunity I might have as regards experiencing the challenges of finding solutions to problems in a cost effective, practical and efficient manner is by doing it as a solicitor,…
Personal Statement of Ethics
When I was a child, my concept of ethics has been confined in being good and right to the people within my small circle. However, as I grew older and exposed to the realities of this world, I begin to learn that ethics is more than just pleasing the people which are around me. I realize that in order to maintain my integrity and credibility as an individual, I should be able to establish my own…