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Ethics poll: What would you do if...?

What would you do if you found $20 in the street? How about $100? One thousand dollars? Answer these and other ethics questions below.
If a total stranger confessed to you that he had committed murder, would you inform the police?
No
Yes
Not sure
If your best friend confessed to you that he had committed murder, would you inform the police?
No
Yes
Not sure
If a close relative (mother, father, brother, or sister) confessed to you that he/she had committed murder, would you inform the police?
No
Yes
Not sure
If you discovered proof that a clergyman, whom you had known and trusted since childhood, was guilty of child molestation, would you turn him in to authorities?
No
Yes
Not sure
If somene was breaking into your home, and you owned a gun, would you shoot the intruder with an intent to kill if the intruder was unarmed?
No
Yes
Not sure
If an intruder breaking into your home had a knife, would you shoot with an intent to kill?
No
Yes
Not sure
If an intruder breaking into your home told you he had a gun but you couldn't see it, would you shoot with an intent to kill?
No
Yes
Not sure
If an intruder breaking into your home had a gun in his hand, would you shoot with an intent to kill?
No
Yes
Not sure
If you found a ten dollar bill in the street, what would you do?
Keep it
Give it to the police
Donate some of it to charity and keep the rest
Donate all of it to charity
Leave it there
If you found a one hundred dollar bill in the street, what would you do?
Keep it
Give it to the police
Donate some of it to charity and keep the rest
Donate all of it to charity
Leave it there
If you found a one thousand dollar bill in the street, what would you do?
Keep it
Give it to the police
Donate some of it to charity and keep the rest
Donate all of it to charity
Leave it there
If you found a one thousand dollar bill in the street, and you were with a group of friends walking down a crowded street in the middle of the day, what would you do?
Keep it
Give it to the police
Donate some of it to charity and keep the rest
Donate all of it to charity
Leave it there
You see news reports of a known child molester in your area. Later, you find that person in the middle of the road, hit by a car and in critical condition. The car that hit him has fled the scene, and you are the first to discover him. What do you do?
Call 911
Administer first aid as best you can, but don't call 911
Tell him you will call 911 only if he promises to change his ways
Walk away and let him die
Kill him
You work for a large corporation, and you find proof that your boss is involved in an ongoing insider trading scheme that has made him extremely wealthy. You confront him with the evidence, and he offers to let you in on the scheme. He also tells you that if you decline his offer, he will fire you, ruin your career, and smear your reputation. What do you do?
Accept the offer
Decline, and bring your evidence to the authorities, knowing it may have serious consequences for you
This poll was created on 2004-08-19 15:07:51 by kalkstein