Hints: This assignment relates to Chapters 1 through 4 of the Weston (Creative Problem Solving in Ethics) book. Try to avoid solutions that entail prohibition or increased regulation. That is the easy way out. Rather, come up with another way to modify behavior. Paper will be due on Thursday at 11:59 p.m.
Directions: The Weston textbook covers several methods to solve ethical problems creatively. Come up with a solution ONE of the following ethical problems. Use one or more of the problem solving tools addressed in the Weston textbook. These tools include, but are not limited to, the following: hitchhiking, getting help from friends, brainstorming, provocations, and exotic associations. Describe your use of your selected tool(s) in your paper. Include your thought processes. Reflect on what you learned by applying your selected tool(s). If you have any insights for teaching someone else how to use your selected tool(s), include those as well.
A. Childhood obesity
B. Treatment and working conditions of garment workers in offshore plants
C. Overuse of fertilizer that denigrates water quality in the U.S.
General instructions. Clearly indicate which alternative you are addressing (A, B, or C). The better papers will have inline citations [“According to Johnson (1983), we should always consider other people’s feelings.”], as well as a bibliography. MLA format is preferred. At a minimum, bibliographic entries should list the author; date; title of article or book; journal, magazine, or book publisher, as applicable; and page number. A list of web addresses is not considered a bibliography. Include your name at the top of the paper. Please double space your paper and submit it in .doc or .docx format. Submit paper to turnitin.com through Blackboard, by clicking on the ‘Assignments’ button. DO NOT USE QUOTATIONS.