Cheating and Stealing

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Two young men, brothers, had got into serious trouble. They were secretly leaving town in a hurry and needed money. Karl, the older on, broke into a store a thousand dollars, Bob, the younger one, went to a retired old man who was known to help in town. He told the man that he was very sick and that he needed a thousand dollars to pay for an operation. Bob asked the old man to lend him the money and promised that he would pay him back when he recovered. Really Bob wasn’t sick at all, and he had no intension of paying the man back. Although the old man didn’t know Bob very well, he lent him the money. So Bob and Karl skipped town, each with a thousand dollars.

1a. Which is worse, stealing like Karl or cheating like Bob? I would say both.
1b.Why is that worse?
Both are immorally wrong. This is what I think... Stealing is bad because you're taking from the economy. It's good because you're getting vengeance for the underpaid foreign countries (mainly China) and you're saving money. Cheating is bad because you're STEALING answers that aren't rightfully yours. You're getting credit for somebody else's work. So basically you got to a certain position in life that you don't necessarily deserve. Maybe sooner or later it might bite you in the butt. So I would think cheating is basically stealing but worse. Pro to stealing is that you do well on the work and might get somewhere in life. 2. What do you think is the worst thing about cheating the old man? I think the worst thing about cheating the elderly man is that he’s basically taking credit of, of what rightfully not his work and could later come back to haunt him. 2a.why is that the worst thing?

The worst thing about cheating the old man is that he’s being very desperate.
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