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    Is Tipping Bribery? It Depends on the Nature of the Tipping

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    "Paying a large tip to secure a better table in a restaurant is the same as offering a bribe in business to secure a contract." Defend or oppose this statement. How is your response to this assignment consistent with the moral philosophy? Explain. If it is not consistent with that philosophy, explain why not.

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    To answer this interesting question, we need to understand what a bribe is. According to www.dictionary.reference.com, a bribe is "something, such as money or a favor, offered or given to a person in a position of trust to influence that person's views or conduct."

    Therefore, in this case, the money is offered as a ...

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    To answer this question, we need to understand the nature of a bribe. Once we understand the nature of a bribe, we can easily discern when tipping is bribery, and when it is not bribery. I make it really plain.