I was born and raised in the United States Midwest, where Monday through Thursday attending school, completing chores, and terrorizing my older siblings was routine but Friday nights rooting for my high school football team was mandatory. In Oklahoma, particularly in the northeast corner dubbed ‘The Bible Belt’, I was raised with behavioral standards that piggy backed off of the Southern Baptist beliefs as well as normative beliefs of the day. Since people are different with different cultures, communities, and systems of beliefs (). Even attending college out of state in Kentucky the beliefs and behaviors were similar and did not challenge my core ethics. However, when I moved to Los Angeles, CA in 2008 my beliefs and my core code of conduct were challenged on a daily basis and strengthened them.
Core Ethical Framework
Typically when discussing ethics the usual list appears: honesty, integrity, reliability, loyalty, respect, responsibility, fairness, and citizenship. These …show more content…
In my family and community protecting their interest and needs was essential to maintaining personal and professional relationships. Developing a friendship required more the geographical nearness or shared interest (e.g. sports, entertainment, religion, politics, etc.) enough those components are significant to learning more about a person and having something to talk about. Disagreements or agreements, a person must know what their potential friend values. For example, two people can have differing opinions on every subject, but if they believe that loyalty is the key to a relationship then all these non-denominators are not a factor. They will develop a shared interest (e.g. safety, health, well being, occupation, etc.). However, two people who agree on every subject, but one believes loyalty is key and the other things it is when it is necessary, then relationship will remain in the acquaintance stage rather than developing into