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What stage are you in the development of moral reasoning?

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Read the related article – The Sociopath Next Door

Read the story and decide what you would do

A woman was near death from a special kind of cancer. There was one drug that the doctors thought might save her. It was a form of Radium that a druggist in the same town had recently discovered. The drug was expensive to make, but the druggist was charging ten times what the drug cost him to produce. He paid $200 for the radium and charged $2,000 for a small dose of the drug. The sick woman’s husband, Heinz, went to everyone he knew to borrow the money, but he could only get together about $ 1,000, which is half of what it cost. He told the druggist that his wife was dying and asked him to sell it cheaper or let him pay later. But the druggist said, “No, I discovered the drug and I’m going to make money from it.” So Heinz got desperate and broke into the man’s store to steal the drug for his wife.

Should Heinz have broken into the laboratory to steal the drug for his wife? Why or why not?

A Theory of Moral Development

What follows below is is a very brief (and incomplete) version of Kohlberg’s theory of moral development
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June 25, 2010 at 8:16 pm

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Take a video tour of the ARRL Lab

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Ever read those product reviews and tests in QST Magazine that were done in the ARRL lab?  Well, here is where it happens.  Take a look.

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June 25, 2010 at 1:53 pm

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