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What ethical system do you think Forrest Hayes operated under when he spent time with Alex Tichelman? (Google Exec that died while with prostitute ( See http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mary-papenfuss/timothy-hayes-death-heroin_b_5627673.html)

What ethical system do you think he would have used to explain his actions to his wife and children if he did not die but was caught instead?

What ethical system do you think Alex Tichelman operates under?

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This is an interesting question. Given the prima facie details of the case, because of course the full police report and investigation are not made public, it would appear the executive functioned out of a mixed sense of hedonistic utilitarian thought.

Reasons for the inclusion of Hedonism include the fact that the Hayes was clearly seeking a "good time" and was in the relationship with the prostitute (if it can be called a relationship) strictly for the pleasure and freedom of the actions. The definition of Hedonism ...

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An examination of a specific case of living separate lifestyles and the ethical schools and ramifications involved is touched upon in brief.

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