MIAMI Effects Of Social Environment On Value Conflicts TedTalk Video Review


Reflect on potential circumstances under which your value might change. Review the Monica Lewinsky video. Consider the role of public opinion on Lewinsky’s behavior.

Post a response:

  • Describe circumstances under which your values might change
  • Explain how the social environment affects the way you implement your values
  • Compare your use of your personal values around friends and family, at work, and in public. Explain your comparison.
  • Reflect on the Monica Lewinsky video. Explain how she might have behaved differently if she had known the public would be involved.
  • Explain how the Lewinsky situation relates to value conflicts

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Monica Lewinsky: The Price of Shame

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 22 minutes

Other References:

Public Service Ethics: Individual and Institutional Responsibilities

Chapter 5, “Cognitive Ethics Methods” (pp. 75-98)

Chapter 6, “Virtue Theory” (pp. 99-116)

Bowman, J. S., & West, J. P. (2015).

Blind Spots

Chapter 3, “When We Act Against Our Own Ethical Values” (pp. 38-60)

Bazerman, M., & Tenbrunsel, A. (2011).

To Serve with Honor: Doing the Right Thing in Government

Chapter 3, “What are the Value Conflicts and Facts, and What Opinions Do I Have?” (pp. 33-64)

Newell, T. (2015).

Justice: What’s the Right Thing To Do?

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 17 minutes…