25 Unethical Or Controversial Things That Can Be Legally Bought

Some of you may get caught up on the word “unethical” here. The thing to note, however, is that we will obviously not all agree on what is ethical and what isn’t. For example, diamonds are on this list. To many people, buying diamonds is perfectly fine, but to others it isn’t fine at all. That is why this list includes “controversial” things. The question is, of course, which things are not ethical and which things are controversial? That depends largely on who you ask, but the answer is neither here nor there.

The important thing for the purpose of our list is to remember that there are plenty of things that can be legally bought, and some of those you would probably classify as being unethical. If not, then you would at least have to acknowledge that the ability to buy them is controversial to some extent. And as you probably already know, controversial topics always make for the best news stories. That is why today we are going to take a look at such controversial topics as something that would involve ethics. Having said that, these are 25 unethical or controversial things that can legally be bought!

Featured Image: thebluediamondgallery.com



LiceImage: wikipedia, Source: crabrevenge.com

This first item on our list might really surprise you. Yes. Yes, you can actually purchase lice. Although, we can only think of one thing you would buy lice for…revenge.


Human remains

Human remainsSource: dailymail

Although this is illegal in countries like the United States, there are definitely places where they can be bought.


A prison

A prisonImage: wikipedia, Source: bbc

For-profit prisons are an actual thing in several countries, and they’ve been around for a long time. You don’t need to think very long or hard about why this is a controversial topic.


Dog fighting supplies

Dog fighting suppliesImage: wikipedia, Source: wikipedia

From boat chains (for the dogs’ necks) to veterinary syringes, you can get everything legally.



GlitterImage: publicdomainpictures.net

Until you’ve spilled glitter, you won’t understand why it’s on this list.

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