Essay on Ethical Dillemmas in Crash

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Ethical Dilemmas in Crash

It's the sense of touch. In any real city, you walk, you know? You brush past people, people bump into you. In L.A., nobody touches you. We're always behind this metal and glass. I think we miss that touch so much, that we crash into each other, just so we can feel something.

The film Crash follows multiple stories interweaving all surrounding an initial car crash. The film also attacks stereo types and teaches you life's lesson of never judging a book by its cover. Ethical dilemmas arise in Crash multiple times. I am going to focus on three main ethical dilemmas that caught my attention.

The first ethical dilemma involves a racist police man, Officer Ryan and his partner, Officer Harper. The two
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Officer Harper's fellow officers want to let him know why he let the man go and he just says that he gave him a "harsh warning". The ethical dilemma arises in two ways. First, should he have really let a man go who led a police pursuit? And secondly, did he only do that to protect himself, his partner, or the department because of what happened the day before? I believe he let him go just because he knew what he was put through the night before and thought that it might make his life a little better if he just let him go to make up for the night before.

This movie opened up so many people's eyes about stereo types and the ethical dilemma's that face us all. What I liked the most about the movie is that it makes you think. It makes you think about all the choices you make. It makes you think about why you should make them or why you shouldn't have made them. I hope everyone has a chance to watch the movie because it really does give you a chance to look at yourself and the way you view the