The Morality of Educating Migrant Children by San Diego Teachers

An Ethical Analysis of Rights and Fairness I am for educating migrant children. All children who are residents of California should be educated. The question is whether migrant children have a moral right to be educated. The 14th amendment of the US Constitution established that anyone born in the US... Read more →


Should NCAA Athletes Receive Compensation and Paid Educational Benefits?

Ethical Issues Examined I have previously blogged about whether college athletes should receive monetary compensation for their athletic services. Now comes a new case before the U.S. Supreme Court involving whether the National Collegiate Athletic Association may impose restraints on compensation related to education and educational benefits like paid internships.... Read more →


What is the Difference Between Having a Purpose in Life and Your Objectives?

Do Better by Being Better Very often, we find there is a confusion between what we consider to be a purpose and what we consider to be an objective. The purpose is the reason why you exist or why you do what you do. The objective is what it needs... Read more →


Political Entitlement

Why There are Two Sets of Rules A great deal has been said about the double standard we seem to have in America where one group feels entitled to different behaviors than the others. Take the recent cases of politicians doing things that others are restricted from or prohibited from... Read more →


Reasons to Develop a Personal Ethics Statement

The Importance of Influencing Others Have you ever thought about sharing your core values and beliefs with others? You may want to use a personal ethics statement to let others know what you stand for. For example, it could be used as part of your job application process. A personal... Read more →


Ethics Sage Blog Awards

Dr. Steven Mintz's Top Blog Awards My blogs have received awards for being among the best in their field. I am quite proud of that accomplishment. I thank my many loyal readers who have supported me for over ten years. I pledge to continue to write relevant, thought-provoking blogs that... Read more →


Should NBA Players Just 'Shut Up and Dribble'?

Do They Have a Right to Speak Out on Political and Social Justice Issues? Watching the NBA All-Star game yesterday I was reminded of the recent controversy over whether athletes should speak out on issues that concern all Americans or stay silent and do what they do best. Fox News... Read more →


Two Staffers Make Sexual Harassment Charges Against NY Governor Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo’s Non-Apology Apology Raises a Red Flag The most astonishing thing about the recent allegations of sexual harassment against NY Governor Andrew Cuomo is that one of the two staffers (Charlotte Bennett) accused him of sexually harassing her just last year. Where has he been since the revelations against Harvey... Read more →