CHOICE 2: Social justice is a growing concern as it relates to health, quality of life, infant mortality, and life expectancy. There is growing concern that the wealthy are getting wealthier at the expense of the poor, who are getting poorer. Consider once again, the TED Talk from week 6 and the idea of inequality and application of the “Veil of Ignorance”
Answer this question: “Is the growing wealth divide ethical?”
- Choose a side: pro or con. You may not choose a neutral stance.
- Review the videos below. You may use additional, credible sources of your own as well.
- Address why you have chosen your stance, using support for your view from the weekly material and the videos below.
From the UNNATURAL CAUSES series: Episode 7 – Not Just a Paycheck: Growing Wealth Divide Is Bad for Health
From the UNNATURAL CAUSES series: Episode 5 – Place Matters: Living in Disadvantaged neighborhoods is bad for your health
From the UNNATURAL CAUSES series: Episode 1 – In Sickness and In Wealth: There’s No Such Thing as Small Stuff: Being Poor in Louisville
Your final paper should be three full pages, in 12 pt. Times New Roman font, include a cover page and reference page, and be formatted according to APA guidelines.
Each paper is limited to no more than a 30% for the originality report. Papers that exceed this limit will have significant point deductions.
NOTE: Before submitting your paper, use the interactive APA Formatting Checklist to make sure that you meet all of the APA Style requirements for this assignment.Answer the questions honestly, and you will be directed to resources to help you complete this aspect of the assignment.
Review the grading rubric for this assignment, and “Writing an Ethics Paper” located in the Course Lounge. All direct quotations and information taken from your sources must be credited using APA Style®. Resources on APA Style® may be found in the Hondros Library by clicking the “APA Resources” link on the left navigation. Please use the following format when naming your Word document: ETH200 YourLastName Paper 10-1
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