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    Ethics Dilemma

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    Consider the age-old tale of the father who stole a loaf of bread to feed his hungry family. Stealing is deemed wrong by our society and is punishable by law. Failing to provide for one's family is neglectful and fundamentally wrong. What would be the dilemma and the implications of such a crime on the individual, the family, the community and the society?

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    The dilemma on every level is basically outlined in the question itself: on the one hand, stealing what isn't yours is inherently wrong. On the other, one needs to survive and ensure the survival of kin. This is certainly true of the individual, but as we progress to each group, more dilemmas are present. As the family, would one condemn or condone such an act? Which is ...

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    The solution discusses what would be the dilemma and the implications of such a crime on the individual, the family, the community and the society.

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