May 2015

If ethics and fair play are survival prerequisites, why do we need “No Cheating” rules in society?

Larry Berezen, Chief Operating Office of the advocacy firm, New York Parking Ticket, in his down to earth blog post this week, talks about an alleged pea and thimble parking sign trap in NYC. There an ambiguous 3 headed monster controlling 4 parking bays has, it seems, unfairly netted the city $72000 in just 6 months, as exposed by The Daily News. I ran Larry’s post past Professor Roland F Chessman. a noted sociologist and a friend. That triggered him to share his own story about some foundation rules and ethics as it relates to students cheating in exams. To make the ethical connection between their quite different stories, with their permissions, here is Roland’s story: [...]