Social Apathy: Why do we choose to look away?
I will never forget the day when I turned “bad.”
It was hot and humid in tropical Cambodia and the sun had already awoken from its slumber hours ago. With glistening beads of sweat streaming down their faces, two girls, no more than 10 years old, approached me and put forth a basket of handmade bracelets, each covered in a fine layer of dirt. A sign below one of the girl’s baskets read “1 for 1,000…Continue
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A world leading psychology and behavioral economics professor at Duke University Dan Ariely wrote about well-known Enron scandal in his seminal book The Honest Truth about Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone - Especially Ourselves. “Everyone involved with Enron was deeply corrupt… but I began to think that there may have been a different type of dishonest at work–one that relates more to wishful blindness and is…Continue
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We may live in times when the world is entering more dangerous in decades. There are many controversies happening around us over recent years. From the bullying in real life until hate speech or trash-talking in social media, from the terrorism until ethnic cleaning. We may live in times where the difference was easy to find, either race, ethnic, color, religion, age, gender, and politic view but not with the tolerance. We may live in times when the world not being a home for everyone…Continue
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Blinded by Ignorance; Humanity’s Worst Enemy
Gerlie Anne V. Laydia
Saint Michael's College of Laguna
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MANEJA, ALEXIS ARIELLE P.
SAINT MICHAEL’S COLLEGE OF LAGUNA…Continue
Added by Alexis Arielle P. Maneja on December 30, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Seesaws are meant to be played by either rising up or dropping down. There’s no fun in just balancing at the middle. Same goes with how life works. Having an equivalent state to other people in terms of wealth is therefore a step away from impossible. Yes, we are seen by the Deity as equals but that doesn’t mean that He’ll give everyone similar blessings. With that set-up, most individuals still gets…Continue
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Encompassing Social Media: Lobbying for Ethics
An innovation without the integrities is like triumphing a war without nemeses.
With the illumination that touched the desiccated skin to the pale eyes perusing the misshapen, our civilization is gradually becoming tattered. Technology has been dominant, or even commanding, in today’s society. It has given us the opportunities, which are exceedingly favorable for us; thus,…Continue
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Mining: One-stop shop to accelerate the World Ending.
Junel R. Capawing
Saint Michael’s College of Laguna
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Second-year student at Perm National Research Polytechnic University
Everyone Is Equal
In the modern world there are many global ethical problems. We often hear about them on the Internet and mass media. Moreover these issues are often talked over in summits. They are discussed in various forms. But there are problems that are rarely made public, most likely because these problems…Continue
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The digital revolution has already paved its way towards affecting the global ethics which significantly unite every nation.
In this day and age, almost every job is being mediated and assisted by technology which made the people to expect for further advancements. As this field continuously evolves day by day, the ideas that seemed to be impossible before is now being brought to life. Through the application of various algorithms, software, programs, and…Continue
Added by Jazmin P. Tan on December 30, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments
“You must be the change you wish to see in the world” – Mahatma Gandhi
We’re living in a world full of ethical challenges. It goes from the most ordinary things like workplace or family dynamics to global issues like climate change. Ranking them by a particular order is pointless – everybody has his own views, thus any ranking would be strictly subjective. Since moral priorities vary from person to person, the common thing would be integrity – the devotion to…Continue
Added by Mihail Dimitrov on December 30, 2017 at 10:02am — No Comments
A child is a gift, a miracle brought into this world as they will grow up to be someone and something that can change the world. Many children had grown up to a successful person, many of them has brought changes and even made history. Let’s take a look back into our childhood, back into those adolescent years. Those years that were passed with happiness,…Continue
Added by Nabila Ghaisani on December 30, 2017 at 8:28am — No Comments
A century at 21 or fanaticism at 21?; A century at 21 or aggressions at 21?; A century at 21 or melee at 21?; A century at 21 or hostilities at 21?; A century at 21 or violence at 21?; A century at 21 or crusades at 21?; Or rather a century where murder, sabotage, massacre, homicide, coerce and bombings were manifested? Certainly, a century that gave birth to the world greatest devastating ethical challenge - a century that gave birth to terrorism.
Most of the ethical…Continue
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Terror acts often draw the world's attention. Some cases of terror in 2017 that shocked the world's attention is the act of suicide bombing terror at the concert of famous musician from the United States, Ariana Grande (5/22/2017). Two days later followed by the terrorist suicide bombing of Kampung Melayu, East Jakarta. The world often accuses Muslims of the occurrence of such terror cases. They arbitrarily accused Muslims of the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) as part of the Muslims…Continue
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Poverty: The Greatest Ethical Challenge Facing the World Today, and a Proposal to Resolve it
by Zhang Ruiwen, Eton College
Entry for Essay Contest 2017, High School
Poverty is the greatest ethical challenge of our time, and almost always tops governments’ list of priorities. Although just coming to the fore of public and academic discourse…Continue
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The advent of both the industrial revolution and the agrarian revolution backed up by the capitalist economy ideology has helped mankind in its evolution. A noticeable improvement in certain areas such as; welfare, agricultural productivity, and efficiency in the workplace are some of the results of this advent. The globalised world today is technology driven with work force turning from labour intensity to capital…Continue
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Errors of Omission, Commission, and Emission: Moral Culpability in Climate Change and Considerations of Solar Radiation Management
by Katherine Culbertson, Harvard College ('18)
Entry for Essay Contest 2018, Undergraduate Category
Homo sapiens have been manipulating our immediate environments from the dawn of time. However, with the advent of the Industrial…Continue
Ethics is a moral principles, moral code, morals, morality, moral rights, and wrongs, principles, ideals, creed, rule of conduct, standards (of behaviour), virtues, dictates of conscience. The moral correctness of specified conduct. The branch of knowledge that deals with moral principles.
Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct. The term ethics derives from Ancient Greek…Continue
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CORRUPTION::THE GLOBAL ETHICAL CHALLENGE OF ALL TIME.
Name: Ohakosim Ifeanyi Precious
Age: 24 years
An Undergraduate Student Of University Of Benin (Uniben),Ugbowo,Benin City. Nigeria.
There are a lot of ethical issues that remain unresolved and this invites more discussion by the general public and special interest groups.According to Wikipedia, defined ethical issues as problem that are recognized by people or organisation to choose between…Continue
Afnan Hafiz, is an undergraduate student, doing her BA (Hons) in English Literature from Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan. She likes to think out of the box and wants to bring a change that will bring back human beings to the phase of being humans once again.
To be or not to be ethical- that is the question
If aliens exist and they take a peek at our world today, they might look at…Continue
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