D. Reflect on your Ethical Lens Inventory (ELI) by doing the following:
1. Explain your preferred ethical lens, or what it means to have a center perspective relevant to the ELI.
According to the ethical lens inventory my preferred ethical lens is blended responsibilities and relationship. I balance my individuality (autonomy) and my desire to help build a fair community (equality) by using rationality. According to the ELI the responsibilities lens is in the family of the ethical theory of deontology. My principles that center on duty and obligation to do what is right marry with my relationship lens that is based on wanting justice and equality for all citizens. To determine what principles I find worthy, I use reason. I use reason, and follow my head to identify my principles that I believe will ultimately help society. Through reason and research, I find the best solutions to issues but I also use my own experiences and knowledge as a foundation. I am not above listening to advice as I search for the truth while still focusing on the common good. I have the ability to look at issues from a long broad distance and also from a close view when it deals with treating others fairly.
In response to my preferred ethical lens based on the results of the inventory I would agree that I am a rational person who tries to balance my individuality based on my own valued principles with my desire for equality in everyday situations. I do believe in justice and fairness in accordance with the ...