you will compose the opening sections of your ethical response to the controvers


you will compose the opening sections of your ethical response to the controversial issue you have chosen. you will add the final two sections—solutions and the conclusion—and submit the entire written response. Here is how to approach the final two sections.
Introduction: in one to two paragraphs, introduce the topic you have chosen. This section may be similar to what you wrote at the beginning of the academic research assignment in Week 4. Tell the reader what your topic is, why you have chosen it, and why people should care about it.
Background: in a few paragraphs, tell your reader about the history and context of your chosen topic. What social, political, cultural, or technological factors have shaped attitudes toward this topic, and how have attitudes about this topic changed over time? Why is this particular topic especially relevant today?
Ethical Challenges: In a few more paragraphs, outline the key ethical challenges raised by your chosen topic. For purposes of this assignment, think of an ethical challenge as a problem with several possible solutions, none being perfect. Next week you will discuss possible solutions, but for this week you will simply focus on laying out the dilemmas your topic poses.
Solutions: Last week, you identified the ethical challenges presented by your chosen topic. For each of those ethical challenges, you will need to provide an ethically sound solution. “Ethically sound” does not mean your proposed solution is definitively correct. It does not mean that your fellow students or your instructor will necessarily agree with it. All it means is that your solution is based upon a clear, cogent ethical framework, such as deontology, utilitarianism, or virtue ethics. In other words, it does not matter which side you take. What does matter is that you explain the ethical principles that support your proposed solutions.
Conclusion: In this final section, you will sum up what you have learned and end with a call to action. In other words, tell your readers what they can do to help implement the solutions you have identified.


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