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The dilemma of freedom.

Once George Orwell stated “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they don’t want to hear”. Furthermore, the word liberty stems the Latin word 'liber' which refers to freedom. i.e. liberty means absence of all restraints and freedom to do whatever one prefers. Apparently, this sort of liberty remains embryonic, and lacks complexity. Thus, such a freedom is unachievable while living in society.

“Man is a social animal formed to please in society” Baron…

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North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Oct. 19

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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From Indiana University ROTC - #GlobalEthicsDay2017

Indiana University Army ROTC took part in this year's Global Ethics Day by discussing human rights. More specifically, discoursing how human rights are the foundation for any discussion on international or global ethics because human rights constitute the core of international justice. Human rights not only stipulate how states must interact externally with other states but also stipulate how a state must internally treat its own people. These rights place a limit on a state’s internal…

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DeVry Faci Hosts a Global Ethics Day Event in Brazil!

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Bard Early College New Orleans Participates in Global Ethics Day '17

Bard Early College New Orleans (BECNO), taught a class by using the definition of ethics/morals/norms exercise from the Carnegie website (https://www.carnegiecouncil.org/education/002/normsmoralsethics) to work through the ethicis of identity. In paritcular, they discussed what K. Anthony Appiah called "an ethics of authenticity" that attends any moral discussion of Identity,…

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Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University participates in Global Ethics Day '17

In the framework of this day Mariami Khatiashvili, chairperson of American Studies Students Scientific Group at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, made a speaker program about ethics in international affairs and ethical dimensions of FDR's four freedoms, highlighting each freedom as a moral principle in U.S. foreign policy. Students from the American Studies BA students from Tbilisi State University attended the program. #globalethicsday2017…

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Al Quds Bard College hosts a panel for Global Ethics Day '17

Al-Quds Bard College (AQB) participated in Global Ethics Day with a panel: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Global Ethics. AQB Professors spoke about how ethics play a role in each Academic’s field as well as how the understanding of ethics vary depending on the region and culture it is practiced in. The conversation was followed by a Q&A session where students and faculty were able to challenge ideas and question what is necessary to improve ethics in areas that lack transparency.…

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Bard College Participates in Global Ethics Day '17

On Oct 11, 2017, the Bard Debate Union together with the West Point Debate Team held a public debate on the topic "Has representative democracy failed?" in which they discussed the growing global crises of democracy and rise of authoritarian regimes. #globalethicsday2017…

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Markkula Ethics Center Wishes You a Happy Global Ethics Day 2017!

Anissa from Markkula Ethics Center at Santa Clara University wishes everyone a happy Global Ethics Day! For more resources on the Markkula Ethics Center, follow this link, and check out their new series of videos!…

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The Most Pressing Ethical Issue Today Is... #GlobalEthicsDay2017

The Ethics in Governance: Stewardship and Investor Education Forum at Saint Anselm College asked students, "what is the most pressing ethical issue today?" 

Here are some of their responses: …

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Global Ethics Day 2017 in Oman!

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Black Lives Matter

Asa Sieger

Northern Utah Academy for Math, Engineering, and Sciences

(High School Student)





Black Lives Matter. I don’t believe a three word statement has caused this much contention and grief since the invention of the phrase “I love you.” The Black Lives Matter movement began after George Zimmerman was acquitted of shooting and killing Trayvon…

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University of Malawi Celebrates #GlobalEthicsDay2017

The philosophy department at Chancellor College of the University of Malawi joined the rest of the world in celebrating Global Ethics Day 2017.

They reflected on the theme, “The golden rule; a guiding maxim for ethical development," through a panel discussion. The panelists looked at the golden mean as it is reflected in the Islam, Christianity, in Bantu Ethics and Immanuel Kant.…

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1ª Jornada em Ética nos Negócios, Sustentabilidade e Compliance

On October 17th the Study Group on Ethics and Sustainability promoted an event to join Carnegie Council's 4th Global Ethics Day, as an open and free event in São Paulo Brazil. Read Germano Julio Badi's description below: …

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Hammarskjöld: A role model for ethical leadership - #GlobalEthicsDay2017

This post was first published by the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation on October 18, and is posted here with kind permission.

By Karin Abbor-Svensson

There are plenty of them: international days where awareness and action are demanded on global issues from peace, water, and youth to poetry, yoga and…

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Making Ethics Matter - Tony Micallef on #GlobalEthicsDay2017

This post was first published by The Times of Malta on October 18, and is posted here with kind permission.

The 2016 Nobel Prize Winner for Literature, Bob Dylan, was and still is one of my favourite songwriters. In 1964 he released the album The Times They Are a-Changin. After all these years, the beautiful title song of this album is…

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Global Ethics: Raising the Bar for Business in the 21st Century

Happy Global Ethics Day! Though I wish this day was universally unwarranted, it remains an important endeavor to celebrate the people and organizations striving to abide by the ethical standards that represent the most positive elements of human nature.

Regrettably, over the past half-century, citizens around the world have witnessed numerous egregious ethical lapses, like Enron, Bernie Madoff, Volkswagen, Wells Fargo, and more. As a result, many people increasingly believe…

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Global Ethics Day 2017- U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and CCEIA Senior Fellow Reed Bonadonna present "How to Think Like an Officer"

Tomorrow CAPT Reed Bonadonna will be speaking in Melville Hall at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy about his new book “How to Think Like an Officer.” CAPT Bonadonna was formerly the director of Ethics at USMMA until he retired last year. Recently…

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Global Ethics Forum Preview: The Ethics of Big Data with danah boyd

Next time on Global Ethics Forum, Microsoft Research’s danah boyd discusses the ethical and political implications of big data and artificial intelligence. In this excerpt, boyd explains to journalist Stephanie Sy some of the disturbing issues that arise when machine learning and algorithms are used in the criminal justice system.

What the Qur'an Meant: And Why It Matters with Garry Wills

Northwestern's Garry Wills says that he was surprised to learn that Islam is a much more "inclusive" religion than Judaism or Christianity.

The Future of War: A History, with Lawrence Freedman

"Though most of the literature you will read on the future of war certainly talks about war as between regular armies, as proper fights, now with drones or with autonomous vehicles or robots or whatever, or even painless--cyber and so on--yet actually the reality of war is as it has always been: it is vicious, and it is nasty, and it kills the wrong people, and it does so in considerable numbers."

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