Corruption Essays

The Power of Immorality

We, as sophisticated entities, inherently evaluate our identical notions of success upon the singular preface of monetary accumulation. Simply, in the society in which we reside, those with more money have more power and perceived success. Therefore, this communicable social disease has, by nature, infected the mentality to advocate for oneself, by corrupting its path of happiness to one which includes only the goal of increasing ones wealth. Every single aspect of society, without exception, is obsessed upon this preconceived…

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Corruption as Necessary Evil

* Whenever I think of our developing India, a question that haunts me is “Will I be able to visualize a vivid, corruption-free and self-reliable INDIA. ? * my question remain unanswered many times but in due course of time I came to know of several facts that depict the helpless conditions of a common man. Though he is clever enough, he would not get a seat in a renowned college or university. Though he is eligible, he would be…

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The Great Escape

“What a fucking joke!”, that quote is what I was repeating like a mantra when reading Aravind Adiga’s novel The White Tiger. The narrator introduces that phrase at the beginning of the story and when I go through his encounters I can’t help but to say it too. This novel takes place in India and the story of India’s dark side is told through a very peculiar yet attention grabbing format. The author represents this novel to his readers by…

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Hardwork Is the Key to Success

As a word success is indeed very sweet. Everybody wants it. But it cannot be taken for granted. Every student wants success in the examination and works hard to achieve it. A businessman wants success in his business. A surgeon wants to perform a successful operation and a lawyer wants that he should be successful in winning a case. “Success in life” is a common term for all. A student’s success in an examination is just not enough unless he…

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Political and Religious Corruption

‘Tragedy’ and ‘satire’ are the weapons used by men of letters for different ends. Tragedy arouses the emotions of pity and fear in the hearts of viewers and readers; while satire makes them laugh as well as make them see the real picture lying beneath the one appeared on the surface. Now, let us discuss in detail how the use of satire in writing literature conveys effectively the message of religious and political corruption as compared to the use of…

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Philippine Canning Corporation Case

I. Issues that Azucena Inalis must take into consideration. There seems to be two major issues that PCC must tackle in its ‘corned beef venture’; 1) where should PCC get its raw materials? (beef) and 2) Where does PCC source its debt? When it comes to the outsourcing of beef, PCC is considering Argentina, Australia, and/ or India. There are a number of concerns that must be addressed when it comes to importing raw materials from any one of these…

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Bridging the Gap Between the Rich and the Poor

Bridging the Rich and Poor Gap in India Difficulties A person with less purchasing power is deeply affected because he cannot afford Goods and services, which the rich can afford and it’s safe to say that, he cannot change his life style and standard of living. Poor and rich gap can be in different forms, some of which are – Education, Income, Life style, Housing requirement and food needs to name of few. Since long, poor people have been ignored…

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Corruption of Corporations in Oryx and Crake

In Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood illustrates a dystopian world where human beings and numerous hybrids organisms coexist. The setting is drawn in the future and Atwood foreshadows that some animals will go extinct and in order to fill up some gap in the food chain, human will have to fill the gap with modified organisms. Moreover, she suggests several interesting ideas about what she thinks might happen in the future. For example, she suggests that apocalypse will occur in…

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Effects of Corruption

1. Introduction in philosophical, theological, or moral discussions, corruption is spiritual or moral impurity or deviation from an ideal. Corruption may include many activities including bribery and embezzlement. Government, or ‘political’, corruption occurs when an office-holder or other governmental employee acts in an official capacity for personal gain. Corruption has been a major problem in our country Kenya, affecting individuals all over the country. Most problems facing the country can be associated with corruption, starting with unemployment; which has seen…

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Corruption in Print Media

Corruption in the print media, specifically in newspapers, greatly alters the news and distorts the facts. This corruption oftentimes comes in the forms of paid articles that portray things that are not really the case, articles that are simply contrary to the facts and are voluntarily written so as to uphold or destroy a certain issue or person, and articles that are mere speculations and have no factual basis. It can also be said that these three forms are entirely…

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Factors Affecting Nigerias Underdevelopment

According to an economist the idea of development is a situation whereby there is an increase in a nations GNP and GDP, leading to an increase in growth .but to a sociologist this is a surface definition as development or rather a country is regarded as developed when such increase is affecting the living condition of its people even to the smallest group in the society. Where we don’t only calculate numbers and figures and structures but can see the…

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

Question 3: “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” To what extent does this saying apply to George Orwell’s Animal Farm? The quote “power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely” made by Lord Acton relates to the novel Animal Farm significantly. This quote expresses the fact that power can be abused and some infamous cases in history has shown that this can end in a tragedy. Power is a way through which authority and control is developed. It can be…

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Timeless Theme Present in _the Crucible_

One timeless theme found in many pieces of literature is the abuse of power. Many people who are in power, abuse their power, and commonly become corrupt or unjust due to the power. The essence of human nature is to crave power. Along with this craving of power in some humans is the corruptness and injustice when one comes into power or on one’s path to achieving power. This is a timeless theme, as power and human nature have always…

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Role of a Youth Against Corruption

As a teenager Bala Balchandran argued with his father over why he did not want to become an IAS officer and why he wanted to go to the US to pursue a career in academics. “While IAS was a good alternative, a politician, who may not be as smart as you are, would always be your boss and you will have to do whatever he wants you to do,” he would counter-argue. Bala, now J L Kellogg Distinguished Professor of…

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Corruption and Dishonesty in Political Circles

Stories about corruption and dishonesty in political circles always collar all media attention. At one hand, media as the watchdog of democracy has the moral and ethical obligation to inform the citizen about alleged misuses of office by elected representatives. Furthermore, media has the obligation to investigate such stories in detail and submit the fullest information possible to the public. Media grapples with the establishment in the effort to prevent politicians ‘to keep the public in the dark.’ However, it…

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