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Michael Santos Mrs. Zelnick Period 1


Recently, the idea of cheating had gotten much attention in the world of sports

entertainment, and politics. Many celebrities have been accused of gaining a competitive edge through dishonest means. While cheating has mainly been publicly condemned, there are many that feel there are times when cheating can acutely be a way of making things better. They believe there is nothing wrong with making oneself a better athlete, entertainer, or politician if what they have done males the even more entertaining, or assist the greater good. A wise philosopher named Susannah Centivre once said, “Tis my opinion every man cheats in his own way, and he is only honest who is not discovered.” There are times when cheating is not acceptable or is never justified, because everyone cheats, even if it was something little as someone copying homework from someone else. ! To begin with, Not everyone cheats as much as others. Most people cheat

because they did not study or they did not do their homework, but there are people who do, do all their responsibilities. Some people rarely cheat, if they really do not know something or they had no time to do something. That is when people start to cheat. It is wrong, but if no one is perfect. Everyone cheats, even if they rarely do it. The people who does not cheat as much as others become successful even more successful than the ones who do, but there are more people who cheat a lot than those who do not.


Subsequently, if no cheating was strictly ensured most people would not be

successful as they would be being able to cheat. Studies show that each new generation gets lazier, and if no cheating was strictly ensured then each new generation would be less successful. With most of the new generations not doing any of their responsibilities, and not being able to cheat, there would be no future for them. With each of the generations not being successful, each upcoming generation would...
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