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Global Ethics & U.S. Standards

Are U.S. ethical standards applicable worldwide? Explain your answer and provide examples.

What are the consequences of failure to incorporate ethical considerations into global planning?

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1. Are U.S. ethical standards applicable worldwide? Explain your answer and provide examples.

No, United States ethical standards are NOT applicable worldwide, at least in the sense that we CANNOT expect other nations to behave exactly like the United States. Not everyone agrees though. Some people think the United States values are the best and should be the standard worldwide.

The United States (and other countries) values have a lot to do with Religion, as values are a reflection of the moral fiber of the country, which originally originated from its religious base (Christian). However, some values have moved away from its original base, such as abortion laws and the controversy marrying same sex persons. However, other countries still use their religious ...

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By example and discussion, this solution examines if U.S. ethical standards are applicable worldwide. It also discusses the consequences of failure to incorporate ethical considerations into global planning.

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