Morality and Forced Intervention
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This paper takes a strong stand against the Canadian government's forcing their political, religious and cultural beliefs onto communities that do not share their beliefs. The paper refers to this as immoral behavior, especially in regard to dealings with the Canadian Aboriginal communities. The paper notes that the government forced cultural change by forcing children to attend residential schools. In contrast to residential schools, there is a morally relevant difference between the forced interventions of the past and the interventions that are occurring currently in an attempt to intervene in the polygamous community in Bountiful British Columbia.
From the Paper:"Throughout Canadian history, the Canadian government has removed children from their homes and communities and forced an intervention to affect cultural change on the community. These interventions were carried out to give the children a better life. Some of these interventions have been morally acceptable because the children that were removed were at risk in their own communities and removing them would have benefits to the children. In other cases, the government's intervention of removing children from their communities and intervening in the community was immoral because the needs of the children were not the priority, instead..."
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