looking at the first assignment for one of my classes, and lowkey a lil excited for a business class that starts off the reading with this:

"As a professor of organization behavior I have long believed that I have an ethical responsibility to encourage students in my classes to cheat." (1/?)

"Does it strike you as odd, though, that virtually all educational institu-
tions in our culture, from kindergarten through college, define cheating as giving aid to others or receiving aid from them? More specifically, does it strike you as unusual that we define cheating as an act of helping or being helped by others?" (2/?)

" Does it seem in any way peculiar to you that an expression of altruism has become an avatar of behavior that is immoral, dishonorable, and sullied? Alternatively, does it not strike you as bizarre that, by defining cheating as the process of helping others, we implicitly are saying that not being helpful, that being narcissistic and selfish, is a prototypical expression of academic decency-and honor?" (3/3)

~Jerry B. Harvey


@wenotfreeyet At least "intra-classroom cheating" (students working together and helping each other) is something I encourage.

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