Health and Safety might have been sufficient as a stand-alone chapter.There is so much rich content in that field.

Question #1: During the 2013 federal government shutdown OSHA inspectors were furloughed, and yet I did not observe mass injuries and worker deaths.Is there still a need for OSHA?

Hartman, et. al. address the topic of sweatshops and child labor…It is worse than that out there.30 million slaves estimated worldwide.

http://www.newser.com/story/176034/number-of-slaves-on-the-planet-30m.html?utm_source=part&utm_medium=united&utm_campaign=rss_top

Which brings me to a topic that I’m surprised is not raised in an ethics textbook.Hartman, et. al. hint at the darker subjects…

Page 231: “Unfortunately, there is evidence to suggest that this acknowledged authority of employers over employees, or simply managers over subordinates, is not always exercised in a just or fair manner…”(emphasis added.)

With respect to the subject of bullying: Did you see the 2013 news story about Rebecca Sedwick, the12-year-old Florida girl who was bullied at school so badly that her parents took her out of school?The bullies continued with cyber-bulling to the extent that Rebecca committed suicide.

Please take 15 minutes or so to refresh your memory on Stanley Milgram, and his Obedience to Authority Experiment.

https://video.search.yahoo.com/search/video?fr=mcafee&p=stanley+milgram%27s+obedience+experiment#id=53&vid=980d7899a389e097cd04b849734eb65d&action=view


Then please watch Philip Zimbardo’s The Stanford Prison Experiment.(Parental waning: contains brief nudity, suggestions of sexual perversion, and some foul language—if these offend you then read up on Zimbardo’s work.)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZwfNs1pqG0

Question #2: Are humans inherently evil?