Mr. Burrow Case Analysis

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Demonstrating an ethical behavior, and incorporating it into a person’s lifestyle is the best way to avoid problematic situations. According to the London Press article, a man was charged for not paying his train ticket. In agreement to his request for confidentiality, he was only publicly known as Mr. Burrow. From reading this article, it seemed that he did not suspect that a small issue would become such a large controversy. Burrow constantly commutes to his workplace on a daily basis by using the train as his transportation. However, his decision to avoid paying for the train ticket costed him his reputation, professionally and personally. In Mr. Burrow’s confession, he says that he avoided paying his train ticket for only a small number of times. However, the price he was charged for not paying the train ticket was higher. If Mr. Burrow’s continued to pay the full amount of his train ticket, then he would not have lost more money in the process for not paying for a train ticket. This would have saved his reputation including his job, but instead, his personal decisions jeopardized his future of ever…show more content…
Although his decision is seen as a crime, some may view this situation as a small violation for not paying a couple of times. People will assume that Mr. Burrow is greedy or stingy due to the crime he committed. However, as a human being, it is complicating to always be ethical. Every person has made at least one unethical decision because that is what makes us human, but unlike Mr. Burrow’s, our unethical actions are unnoticed. This may be due to our level of popularity or lifestyle that prevents us from being exposed exactly like Mr. Burrow’s. Although it is unfair that he was given such a large penalty for his decisions, it alerts those who have also made an unethical decision, at least once or twice, to become wary of their

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