It is acceptable to borrow from others as long as we make something now out of what we borrow. It is also essential that we are willing to acknowledge our sources.
Plagiarism is ‘taking and using another person’s ideas as one’s own.’ Plagiarism is either:
– Perfectly innocent (coincidence)
– Subconscious (you saw it before but didn’t realize it)
– Intentional (you’re hoping you won’t get caught)