• Violence in the Media
    movies, television shows, and different forms of art. These materials have been suggested to have short-term and long-lastings effects. In the article, "Sizing Up the Effects", Sissela Bok illustrates the potential dangers that violence in the media can have on adulesents, affecting their...
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  • Mike Rich
    can neither risk the silencing of themselves for reasons of concrete evidence that question the proper moral and ethical interests of the public eye. According to Sissela Bok, “’Whistleblowing’ is a new label generated by our increased awareness of ethical conflicts encountered at work...
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  • Youth Violence
    are the opinions of different people. The most popular cause of the problem of youth violence is the media. In "The Erosion of Empathy," Sissela Bok says, Few imagine that media violence ‘makes' someone act out their aggressions. Many factors are at issue, though not all are present in any one...
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  • Media Violence
    AP English III September 27, 2011 Media Violence Negatively Effects the Behavior of Children In today’s society, technology increases the exposure of children to media violence. I agree with Sissela Bok, who believes that children are influenced by media violence, and there is a direct...
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  • Loyalty and Its Role in the Employee and Employer Relationship
    , when a certain chemical company refused to help clean up its waste after it was proved its mercury waste was poisoning the local water sources. Sissela Bok argues that in cases like these, loyalty to one’s employer can corrupt and skew one’s moral prerogatives. (Bok) However, it is in these cases...
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  • Video Game Violence and Its Effects on Children
    aggression in children? In this paper, I will include American's view on this issue, what tests have shown and what the video game industry has to say about this accusation. Sissela Bok, author of Mayhem, has a Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard University. Bok continuously comments on ethical issues in...
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  • Trust in Business Is a Means for Greater Business Efficiency
    maintained in a business setting by secrecy. Sissela Bok argues that secrecy is necessary to maintain human relationships. She distinguishes secrecy from lying in that the former requires justification, while the latter does not . Therefore in order to maintain healthy relationships with other people or...
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  • Media Violence
    as our identity (Dyson 3). Social scientists and child advocates have been exploring the effects of media for decades, yet it is only recently that the concern has generated a public debate (Bok 3). Historical Disagreements concerning the effect of violence revealed in works of art and entertainment...
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  • Video Game Violence
    carried into the real world. Unfortunately, the kids’ motives and intentions weren’t made clear, but it is believed by police and the public that he was influenced by the violence in the virtual world. Sissela Bok, author of Mayhem: Violence as Public Entertainment, talks about how media takes a toll...
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  • Interdiciplinary Study
    There is an array of opinions expressed greatly throughout text in the two books "Lying" by Sissela Bok and "The Concise Book of Lying" by Evelin Sullivan. These books conger around interdisciplinary study because they both use wide range disciplines to express their personal convictions on the...
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  • Precis: Simmel Bok, Secrecy
    In Secrets: On the Ethics of Concealment & Revelation, the twentieth-century philosopher Sissela Bok approaches the topic of secrecy in chapter one (Approaches to Secrecy) by examining the evolution of words for ‘secret’ in various languages such as Latin, Greek, Church Slavic…in order to come...
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  • Media Violence
    is a good or bad character. Before these mentioned effects would appear one solution of Sissela Bok is increasing media literacy. That means, that the viewers should take a more active and self-protective part in evaluating what they see. They have to think about what they watch and look behind...
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  • Patriotism or Cosmopolitanism
    Nussbaum, M. (1994). Patriotism and cosmopolitanism. Retrieved December 8, 2004 from http://sun.soci.niu.edu/~phildept/Kapitan/nussbaum1.html Sissela Bok, "From Part to Whole," in For Love of Country: Debating the Limits of Patriotism, ed. Joshua Cohen (Boston: Beacon Press, 1996), 38-44 Colin...
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  • Rise
    will not be any violence. The violent media will not go away soon but people can take part in helping with just knowing what the kids are watching and not copying what they are doing. - Works Cited Bok, Sissela. “Aggression: The Impact of Media Violence.” Perspectives on Contemporary Issues...
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  • PHI208 WK3 Reading Quiz
    A lie, according to Kant, is: CORRECT- All of the above What is the explanation of the standard view on whistleblowing presented by Sissela Bok and reported by Robert Larmer in his article? CORRECT- The whistleblower is seen as violating the oaths of loyalty and confidentiality with the...
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  • Party Mendacity in Mediation
    Law Dictionary defines mendacity as ‘1. The quality of being untruthful. 2. A lie; falsehood’ It goes a step further in its description of the word ‘lie’ to include speaking or writing falsely, ‘to tell an untruth; to speak or write falsely’ According to Sissela Bok, “When we undertake to deceive...
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  • Media Violence
    reasons this essay was very effective in persuading the reader that TV is not to blame for this aggression. The second essay that caught my attention, “Aggression: The Impact of Media Violence,” by Sissela Bok, also explains how there is not just one thing that affects why kids are so violent but...
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  • Accountability
    ? There are many positive things about violence in media. Last, we should not teach our kids that it is okay to do a crime because we have something easier to blame it on besides ourselves. Jacks 4 Box, Sissela. “Sizing Up the Effects” Patterns for College Writing: A...
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  • Experiences with Media
    . My experience is similar to Sissela Bok that discussed in her essay “Aggression: the Impact of Media violence”. She talks about the media violence have an enormous influence on increasing the violent crime in our communities now. Through the show “Mythbusters”, the experiments they did were...
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  • Effects of Media Violence
    debilitating effect. The second impact of media is conveyed in the essay, “Aggression: The Impact Of Media Violence” by Sissela Bok. She identifies the connection between Media violence and violent acts of viewers. The main idea that has been associated with this connection is the “aggressor effect...
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