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Do the ends justify the means?

11 Oct

That is, if one uses morally evil methods to acquire a goal, is that goal forever tainted or polluted by the actions one has taken to achieve it?

Please consider all questions carefully. These questions are intended to make you ask yourself why you believe as you do, so in your answers for each question, please illustrate the reasoning behind your answer.

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Posted by on October 11, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

8 responses to “Do the ends justify the means?

  1. miguel

    October 11, 2012 at 2:08 pm

    The answer to this question depends on what the ends or goals are and what means are being used to achieve them. If the goals are good and noble, and the means we use to achieve them are also good and noble, then yes, the ends do justify the means.

     
  2. jazzy

    October 11, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    no because if you did somethimg you had no business doing to get what you want you are in the wrong and its not justify

     
  3. dacia

    October 11, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    Gold is gold no matter how you got it it will remain the same. maybe in few years you might regret doing what you did to get it and feel bad about it but its still going to be gold.

     
  4. I'Naetra

    October 11, 2012 at 2:34 pm

    Yes , the justify do means the end . People be slipping.

     
  5. michael. w

    October 11, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    no

     
  6. Jameka.P

    October 11, 2012 at 3:02 pm

    That goal is forever tainted if someone does something evil to get far in life.

     
  7. Keia

    October 11, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    I don’t think ends justify the means, you don’t deserve it if it was taken unfairly.

     
  8. RoshonR

    October 12, 2012 at 11:07 am

    i do believe ends justify the means. however then again i don’t believe it does. One reason being you should work for what you want not take it. A reason i do believe it justifies it because in order to get it the person may have went threw a lot of trouble competing with someone else to who wanted the same thing.

     

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