· Describe an example of a moral dilemma that you have encountered in your own life.
· Using the information in these two articles, explain how an institution’s decision whether or not to adopt policies against hiring smokers is a moral dilemma.
· In “Conflicts,” click the link to view the figure titled “Proposed Ladder of Interventions to Reduce Tobacco Use.” In your opinion, what is the highest ladder rung where the practice described is still ethical? Explain.
· According to “Ethics,” health care organizations posed the argument that “their employees must serve as role models for patients and that only nonsmokers can do so.” Explain whether you agree or disagree with that statement, and why.
· Why is it often beneficial to articulate the assumed moral statement in a moral argument, such as in the example above?
· As presented in “A Simple Argument,” explain whether or not you accept “Meat-eating causes avoidable suffering” as a true premise and why.
· What is the central argument of “Give Thanks to Meat”?
· List two explicit premises that you find most compelling in “Give Thanks to Meat.”
· Give an example of a moral dilemma in which a moral theory based on utilitarianism would suggest one course of action while a moral theory based on religious absolutism would suggest a different one.
· What makes stealth marketing different from traditional marketing?
· Why might some people think that stealth marketing is unethical?