The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (SIAS) at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for one Full-Time Lecturer position with a specialization in Global Ethics, a concentration in any area of Applied Ethics, and the capacity to contribute to UW Tacoma’s commitment to diversity and global citizenship. We are particularly interested in applicants whose scholarship also addresses cross-cultural or comparative approaches to Ethics. This is a full-time…Continue
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- "Islam is second largest of world's religions. Third largest religion in America.
- We had always talked about the Judeo-Christian connection but never about the Judeo-Christian-Islamic tradition.
-Why, if Muslims recognize and revere many of the major patriarchs and prophets of Judaism and Christianity (including Abraham, Moses…Continue
Added by Al LeBlanc on December 16, 2015 at 5:11pm — No Comments
Just watched Pope Francis Speech to US Congress. Very moving, inspirational, comprehensive need for human dialogue - many stand-up non-political party applauds. Conscience for humanity, common home, common good, "golden rule" , family, children, poverty , opportunity, life, death penalty, immigration, war and peace. He appealed to audience to "please pray for me", even if you don't believe wish me well"
Understanding the process is key when you are in the market to buy a home. Firstly, you'll want to make certain that you're aware of how much home can you afford.
That answer can be known fairlyq uick by contacting your local mortgage lender who will review your income, down payment, credit score, profession, and other factors when applying for a residential mortgage.
Most experts say what you can afford to buy is…Continue
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The last state visit of the United States (U.S.) President to the Philippine was in 2003. President George W. Bush became the fourth to do so after Dwight D. Eisenhower(1960) during the term of President Carlos P. Garcia; Richard M. Nixon (1969) under the administration of President Ferdinand E. Marcos; and Williman J. Clinton (1994) in President…Continue
1. GLOBAL WARMING
2. EXCESSIVE POPULATION GROWTH
3. WATER SHORTAGES
4. DESTRUCTION OF LIFE IN THE OCEANS
5. MASS FAMINE IN ILL-ORGANIZED COUNTRIES
6. THE SPREAD OF DESERTS
8. EXTREME POVERTY
9. GROWTH OF SHANTY-CITIES
10. UNSTOPPABLE GLOBAL MIGRATIONS
11. NON-STATE ACTORS WITH EXTREME WEAPONS
12. VIOLENT RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM
13. RUNAWAY COMPUTER INTELLIGENCE
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HILLEL AND THE TAXMAN
Hillel the Elder’s fame rests on his use of logic for deriving Talmudic law and this talent also relates to his three questions about Jewish moral behavior (see: ”Avot” or “Ethics of the Fathers”, Chapter 1 verse 14). These questions are presented below. They are applicable to many attitudes and responses that individuals take and also pertain to the community at large. Amongst the public and social money matters, this includes a nations’ methods for…Continue
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In my Last Post, I spoke about the DR Congo vis-a-vis Intervention on Humanitarian Grounds. This post focuses on Mali.
When a bunch of junior soldiers seized control of Mali’s Presidential Palace, declaring the government dissolved and its constitution suspended, the world didn’t sit up and take notice. When there was a spate of destruction directed at…Continue
Added by Kirthi Jayakumar on December 31, 2012 at 1:22am — No Comments
In my Last Post, I spoke about Syria. In today's post, I will be speaking about the DR Congo.
Over the past few years, one thing has become clear in foreign policy. When a people find themselves in a predicament where they are oppressed and deprived of their rights, external help comes to them sometimes, from other states in the world.…Continue
Added by Kirthi Jayakumar on December 26, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments
In my last post, I spoke about the relationship between R2P and Humanitarian Intervention. This post takes a look at Syria and evaluates the prospect of intervention.
Traditional international law restricts arbitrary conduct of states in their relations with each other. States are expected to respect the sovereign rights of other states by ensuring that they do not violate…Continue
Added by Kirthi Jayakumar on December 18, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments
In my last post, I spoke about the grounds that should underlie any policy of Intervention on Humanitarian Grounds. This post will address the overlapping ideals of the Responsibility to Protect and Humanitarian Intervention.
In 2005, a doctrine called the Responsibility to Protect had evolved at the behest of the UN General Assembly. Five years before…Continue
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