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Ordinary people must make extraordinary moral choices

Press notes in his book that average people must often make extraordinary moral choices. According to Press's work, what sorts of situational factors contribute to a person's decision-making? Choose one of the individuals profiled by Press, describe their moral stand, and describe how situational factors affected them.

Ordinary people must make extraordinary moral choices

Press explains that in some situations, similar and identical people will often make different choices in grave situations. Why is this so? From the examples in Press's book, select one situation in which people of similar backgrounds responded differently, and explain why.

The effects of moral defiance

Press argues that acts of moral defiance always affect the world in different ways, both large and small. Why does Press argue that such impacts are important? Select one of the individuals profiled in Press's book, and explain what...

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