Tribalism: The Greatest Ethical Challenge Facing The World Today
Humanity’s evolution has lead to many great advances and progress. Tribalism is among many other evolutionary developments that made our success possible. But could its existence actually bring danger to our own survival? This may seem contradictory to my previous statement on how it is beneficial. For the remainder of the writing, I will be discussing why tribalism is the greatest ethical challenge the world faces, and also providing examples of my claims.
Planet Earth is home to a vast variety of life. From birds high in the sky, to fish in the darkest depths of the ocean, the one basic similarity in any form of life is to survive. Humans share this same trait with all other animals. This may seem hard to believe since many view our species as something far beyond that of primitive beings. In order to ensure we survive, mankind developed a tactic used some types of animals. We know this method as…
Is it possible to maintain a friendship when it's become apparent that ones political beliefs have created divisiveness throughout the world? Is it possible to make a new friend whose politics are different that ours?
This issue contains essays by Jonathan D. Caverley on how to slow the proliferation of major conventional weapons and Janos Pasztor on why international governance of geoengineering is so desperately needed; a roundtable on the overlapping relationship between the laws and the ethics of war, with contributions from David Luban, Valerie Morkevicius, James Turner Johnson, and Edward Barrett; a feature by Christopher J. Preston comparing the relative moral culpability of a carbon emitter to that of a benevolent climate engineer, with responses from…Continue
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce its two annual international contests: an essay contest for teachers and students on the world's greatest ethical challenge, and a photo contest for students on climate change.
Whether you choose to express yourself in words or in photos, we're looking for thoughtfulness and originality.
The deadline for both contests is December 31, 2017.
Prizes are Amazon Gift Certificates and the winning entries will be posted on Carnegie Council's website.
ESSAY TOPIC: In your opinion, what is the greatest ethical challenge facing the world today?
How does it affect…
Human Rights Day is actually tomorrow (December 10), so perhaps I should be wishing you a happy Human Rights Eve.This evening I will be getting together with some friends to participate in Amnesty International's Write for Rights (…Continue
Although many people in government and politics are reluctant to change the tax regime, we should recognize that our present complicated system for taxation is unfair and has many faults. The biggest problem with taxation is to arrange it on a…Continue