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Doing what’s right, not just what’s legal.

For a while now, I’ve been forming up a solid response to this issue and I believe I’ve finally honed in on something I’m happy with:

In these matters, do what’s ethical rather than what’s merely legal.
I’d like to think that this approach is simpler, yet under it’s simplicity lies the problem of helping people adjust their moral compass. We, as teachers and parents, can help out a lot with this by simply modeling ethical behavior when faced with the opportunity to cheat.
By helping students develop their moral compass and respect for the work of others, we think they will be more likely to do the right thing even when nobody is watching. Continue reading

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