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Would you buy unethical clothes?

In today's day and age, where companies are using institutions such as sweatshops, where workers are not paid living wages, child labor is employed, working hours are excessive, all topped of with a bad working environment, is it morally permissible to buy these clothes?

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    Apr 25 2011: Knowingly? Absolutely, no.

    However this question is quite shallow because it hides one important information: Buyers are not told the clothes are unethical - and there is not a way of knowing it.

    If it is there something to buy - at affordable prices - it is very likely I would buy it. I suppose that the goods on sale are legal and ethical at point of sale.

    If I should know that this good at stake is unethical, I would not buy it.

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