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Ethical Dilemma : Should Batman kill the Joker?

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From Left to right:
Pic 01: Hey pal, time to change to anti-dandruff shampoo
Pic 02: Joker on wickedness, "I am ahead of the curve."
Pic 03: All dressed up for F8 class. A Battle, man.



Visit "Batman Dark Knight" video

Studies can be fun. In ACCA, don’t hesitate to apply to fiction or non-fiction scenarios. Even famed comic heroes have something to teach us. Now, I am not saying this is a green card to go cinemas at the expense of your responsibility to spend hours on end poring over books, lecture notes and question bank.

Just interesting to note that P1 appeals to our inbuilt morality, the need to do the acceptable thing. Here is one example – Batman.

For years, fans of the Batman comics have puzzled over a mystery at the heart of the series: why doesn't Batman just kill his arch-nem…

Ethical Dilemma – Spiderman Perspective

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Pic 01 Ethical Dilemma: Is Peter Parker morally obliged to be a superhero? (Image courtesy Marvel)

Spiderman, a Marvel Comic hero, is serious business both as box office smashing success and an ethical dilemma. Is it true that great powers come with great responsibility? Initially Peter Parker didn’t think so. Who cares is the attitude? Ethics will have it as “love your neighbour as yourself” and “Do unto others if you want others do unto you”.



"Philosophy starts with Socrates in the streets of Athens taking his message to the people and speaking in their language - agricultural analogies and common mythology." Through the centuries, though, philosophers retreated into academia, creating a convoluted vocabulary that can appear inaccessible to the average first-year university student - those &q…

British Petroleum : UK Governance at Play

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Pic 01: Outgoing CEO (Forefront) with Incoming CEO (Background)

Watch the video on "Media Pressure" on BP.

United Kingdom’s strong governance at play with such effectiveness that USA President Obama has turned from anger to emotional appeal that British Petroleum giant oil company should stay and demonstrate repentance by cleaning up Mexico Gulf and contributing to American economy. Note the articles below on:

1. Governance tool: Transparency principle in that BP reveals action to shut the spill soonest within a week
2. Chairman’s tool: Through Nomination committee replaced the ineffective CEO
3. Chairman’s tool: As spokesperson for BP, met and appease USA President
4. Remuneration Committee: Set the severance pay for outgoing CEO
5. Media pressure a form of governance: Attention on the new CEO’s actions. Praises and encouragement for him
6. iNEDS tool: Have a succession …