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Anil Rajvanshi

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Debate: Is corruption a moral or a legal issue?

Too often the corruption debate and discussions all over the world are focused on how somebody broke a law. By that definition Mahatma Gandhi was the most corrupt man since he periodically broke British laws!

By dictionary definition corruption relates to doing things which are not ethical.

Hence how should the corruption be defined and fought for greater good?

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  • Nov 5 2012: It really depends on corruption of what because "An unjust law is no law at law." and no Ghandi wasn't corrupt because he fought for rights and freedoms that every individuals should have. I lean toward the idea that corruption is a legal issue that are caused by people's moral standard. I will explain in my next comment.

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