May 2018 Blog Posts (6)

Carnegie Council Launches globalethicsday.org for Fifth Global Ethics Day, October 17

To celebrate the fifth Global Ethics Day on October 17, 2018, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs has launched a new website especially for this annual event: globalethicsday.org.

Global Ethics Day is a global teach-in and an opportunity for institutions to explore the role of…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 25, 2018 at 10:13am — No Comments

flowers

So many cultures give flowers as a greeting, a gift, an offering of peace, to mark a rite of passage.

As Spring is in full bloom in the US, I wonder about flowers.

What are your thoughts? How does your culture use flowers in a special way?

Added by Lydia Kaplan on May 23, 2018 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Carnegie Council Updates its Privacy Policy

Dear Global Ethics Members,

This month we (Carnegie Council) are updating our Privacy Policy to make it easier for you to understand what information we collect and why we collect it. We’re making these updates as new data protection regulations come into effect in the European Union (…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 23, 2018 at 1:05pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Statesman #Dwight Eisenhower

"The opportunist thinks of me and today. The statesman thinks of us and tomorrow."  Dwight D. Eisenhower

Added by Al LeBlanc on May 17, 2018 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Save the Date! Global Ethics Day, October 17, 2018

THE FIFTH ANNUAL GLOBAL ETHICS DAY WILL BE ON OCTOBER 17, 2018.

#globalethicsday2018

Global Ethics Day is a global teach-in and an opportunity for institutions to explore the role of ethics in a globalized world.

Inspired by Earth Day and founded by Carnegie Council as part of its …

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 3, 2018 at 11:38am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Cyberpeacefaregold

Cyberpeacefaregold: A multi-compounded word concept  (e.g., loudspeaker) which combines the system objective function of #cyberpeacefare ("world peace and planet survival" with the #golden rule ("Do to others, what you want them to do to you.")  Imagine if this dual concept were followed as a  global ethic by us all Individuals and especially by world political-religious leaders and scholars.   CyberPeaceGadfly

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Added by Al LeBlanc on May 3, 2018 at 7:47am — No Comments

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Gene Editing: Overview, Ethics, & the Near Future, with Robert Klitzman

In the first in a series of podcasts on gene editing, Columbia's Dr. Robert Klitzman provides an overview of the technology, ethical and governance issues, and where it could all go in the near future. Plus he explains why the birth of genetically engineered twins in China last year was a "seismic" event. How could gene editing lead to more inequality? What could be some of unintended consequences?

The Crack-Up: Dwight Eisenhower & the Road Trip that Changed America, with Brian C. Black

In 1919, a young Army officer named Dwight Eisenhower, along with a "Mad Max"-style military convoy, set out on a cross-country road trip to examine the nascent state of America's roads. Penn State Altoona's Professor Brian C. Black explains how this trip influenced Eisenhower's decisions decades later, both as general and president, and laid the groundwork for the rise of petroleum-based engines and the interstate highway system.

AI in the Arctic: Future Opportunities & Ethical Concerns, with Fritz Allhoff

How can artificial intelligence improve food security, medicine, and infrastructure in Arctic communities? What are some logistical, ethical, and governance challenges? Western Michigan's Professor Fritz Allhoff details the future of technology in this extreme environment, which is being made more accessible because of climate change. Plus he shares his thoughts on some open philosophical questions surrounding AI.

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