First discussion question for Ethics and Leadership,
“Means versus Ends” Please respond to the following:
Read the article titled “Ends Justify Means Every Time”, located at http://www.officer.com/article/10232601/ends-justify-means-every-time. Next, explain at least two (2) critical decisions you may have to make during your chosen career in criminal justice.
Based on the article, decide whether you agree or disagree with the statement, “Any compromise between good and evil only hurts the good and helps the evil.” Discuss one (1) situation where this would or would not be true, and explain your rationale
2nd discussion question for U.S. Gov’t:
Voting and the Role of Interest Groups
Please respond to the following:
Based on the scenario and the knowledge gained from this section, address the following:
Determine three roles that interest groups play in American politics in terms of impacting election outcomes.
What about the largest interest group…the American voter?
What are some examples of interest groups or special interests that…well…people don’t really think of as interest groups or special interests?
Are special interest groups and lobbyists really that powerful? If so, what does that say about the voter that continues to vote for them?
What are some of the differences between “good” special interests and “bad” special interests? How can you tell the difference?
What role does the media play in making some “good” special interests seem bad and “bad” special interests seem good to the voter?
What role does voter fraud play in elections and what are some ways that voter fraud is committed?