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What Is The Meaning Of Personal Responsibility?

Term Paper Title: What Is The Meaning Of Personal Responsibility?
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What Is the Meaning of Personal Responsibility?

     According to the dictionary, responsibility means moral, legal, or mental accountability.           Personal means relating to a person.  Therefore personal responsibility should mean a person        accepting the moral, legal, or mental consequences of his own actions.  Too many people in
our society are not willing to accept the responsibility of their own actions.  Too often
individuals make poor judgements only to suffer poor consequences which they then try to
blame on an innocent manufacturer or medical personelle. The result is the filing of numerous
"frivolous lawsuits."
     Our society is built on the idea that all citizens have an equal access to a fair judicial system.
It is a privilege to have that right; and with privilege of any kind, there comes responsibility.
Citizens have a responsibility to use the American Judicial System when there is a definite
injustice to be righted.  Using the courts to seek personal gain for frivolous reasons causes the
judicial process to become slow and l...

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