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Integrity, or Lack Thereof

Summary: In today's society, however, we are losing one of the most fundamental "human" characteristics - integrity. If a person, any person fails to act on their core commitments, through self-deception, weakness of will, cowardice, or even ignorance, then they lack integrity.
Prior to the 1600's, it was believed that piles of straw could spontaneously become mice. Obviously, this is not the case. Later, scientists universally agreed on the 6 characteristics that make an organism "alive." These are that, firstly, living things must be composed of cells, second, they must obtain and use energy, third, they must grow and develop, fourth, they must reproduce, fifth, they must respond to stimuli, and lastly, they must adapt to the environment. Through careful study, scientists have discovered that humans are living! But then, so are billions of other things. How, then, are we different from the beasts that crawl, or the birds that fly? Of course, the answer is simple; human beings have personality and intelligence.

In today's society, however, we are losing one of the most fundamental "human" characteristics - integrity. Webster's defines integrity as "a steadfast adherence to a set of morals...

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