Ethical Climate Analysis

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An ethical climate essentially describes the relations between humans and the environment that they live in. Although people do not all live in the same climate, they are not personal. The climate one finds themselves in affect the choices they make and determines what is considered acceptable and what is contemptible (Blackburn, 1). Just as one would alter their appearance in response to their physical environment, one would have a different emotional response based on their values and beliefs which were constructed by their moral environment. Different groups of people react emotionally different to certain kinds of conduct deciphering the different moral environments that they grew up in. The distinction of moral environments can be illustrated by the wide-ranging beliefs on the spectrum of Judaism. An Orthodox environment is fundamentally different from a Reform environment in that the latter believes in evolving and developing their interpretation of the Torah, while the former believes in a more literal interpretation. Thus, an Orthodox woman will be brought up to believe that her…show more content…
In one particular climate it is expected that we provide a tip in return for someone providing a service to us, whereas in another environment this gesture is unnecessary. A moral climate is based on the principle that we can not change the circumstances in which we live, however we can change the way in which we respond to them. Avery is a twenty-year-old movie enthusiast whose previous ethical climate differentiates from the one shared with Sam and Rose, his two coworkers at the Flick, a run down theater in Worcester, Massachusetts. Avery presumably comes from an ethical environment that is characterized by middle to upper class occupations. Evidenced by his initial beliefs, it is assumed that his previous ethical climate epitomized the importance of loyalty and
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