ETHICS: a system of moral principles

ETHICS

  Ethics is an oft-debated concept which has to do with morals,the way society interprets peoples’ ethical decisions.  Ethics is a word derived from the Greek word ethos, which means common, as in “the common way of understanding something.” For some, the decision to support the death penalty, for instance, is a moral choice based […]

DEFAULT [dih-FAWLT]: absence or lack of

default

Well, this is one that I went to because I was confused.   I was pretty sure I knew what it meant to default on a loan, a promise,or another form of obligation.   Default means that you just didn’t keep up your end of the bargain. We have heard the term used in government circles a […]