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Inwardly self-chosen act of self-control towards creative self-betterment without regard for external social standards.
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Scientists grapple with ethics in rush to release Ebola vaccines

Scientists grapple with ethics in rush to release Ebola vaccines | Ethics | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Normally it takes years to prove a new vaccine is both safe and effective before it can be used in the field. But with hundreds of people dying a day in the worst ever outbreak of Ebola,
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Ethics and economics of urban tree management

Ethics and economics of urban tree management | Ethics | Scoop.it
As subdivisions get smaller and urban density increases, there are fewer and fewer trees in our built environments. That’s bad news for the 300 species of native animals that make their homes in hollows.
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Prof Michael Parker … says no ethical issues are off the table as Genomics England considers its approach to patient consent | Genomics England

Prof Michael Parker … says no ethical issues are off the table as Genomics England considers its approach to patient consent | Genomics England | Ethics | Scoop.it
The 100,000 Genomes Project is a hugely important initiative with the potential to bring real benefits to individual patients and their families, to the NHS (“@ALBredenoord: Short overview of the ethical issues raised by the UK 100.000 #genomes...
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Inequality increasing? BOLLOCKS! You heard me: 'Screw the 1%'

Inequality increasing? BOLLOCKS! You heard me: 'Screw the 1%' | Ethics | Scoop.it
There's morality and then there's economics ...
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The Ethics of War

The Ethics of War | Ethics | Scoop.it
Unlike Col. Kilgore In Apocalypse Now, President Obama Shows A Philosophical Reluctance To Wage War.
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The Tories want an ethical society too - Telegraph.co.uk

The Tories want an ethical society too - Telegraph.co.uk | Ethics | Scoop.it
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The Tories want an ethical society too
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There are two fairly obvious ways that David Cameron might present himself this week in his last party conference speech before the general election.
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Why Good Companies Finish First

Why Good Companies Finish First | Ethics | Scoop.it
A recent study dives into what it means for a company to be socially responsible, and how consumers respond. The results may surprise some people.
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Ethical Reasoning - Harvard Independent

Ethical Reasoning - Harvard Independent | Ethics | Scoop.it
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I've been thinking lately about making an ethical stock portfolio. I suppose it's hypocritical, and even slightly irrational for me to use Apple products and Facebook but feel uneasy investing money in them.
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Ray Rice case exposes difficulty of dealing with off-hours misconduct

Ray Rice case exposes difficulty of dealing with off-hours misconduct | Ethics | Scoop.it
Is bad behaviour—even criminal behaviour—away from work a good enough reason to fire someone?The question is a legal and ethical one for employers.
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German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government

German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government | Ethics | Scoop.it
Germany’s national ethics council has called for an end to the criminalisation of incest between siblings after examining the case of a man who had four children with his sister.
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What is the best ethical watch to buy? - The Guardian

What is the best ethical watch to buy? - The Guardian | Ethics | Scoop.it
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What is the best ethical watch to buy?
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dandelion seed head And the time is… some of the best eco watches use natural products. Photograph: Philipp Guelland/AFP/Getty Images.
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The only way is ethics

The only way is ethics | Ethics | Scoop.it
Against a backdrop of fast cars and fat pay packets, Fifa has work to do after the scandal of £16,000 watches, says Dan Roan
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Images of Horror: Whose Roles and What Responsibilities? - WITNESS Blog

Images of Horror: Whose Roles and What Responsibilities?  - WITNESS Blog | Ethics | Scoop.it
Recent examples of graphic images circulating online point to critical questions for commercial social media platforms, news outlets and citizens.
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How to make companies pay their fair share of tax

How to make companies pay their fair share of tax | Ethics | Scoop.it
If we can’t get the government to discipline companies that are raking money out of Australia, what can we as individuals do? Turns out, we can do quite a lot.
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Suffering & Progress in Ethics (Past & Future) - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Suffering & Progress in Ethics (Past & Future) - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | Ethics | Scoop.it
Suffering & Progress in Ethics (Past & Future)
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Suffering is bad - Peter Singer (who is a Hedonistic Utilitarian), and most Effective Altruists would agree with this.
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Australia kills SO MANY baby cows so we can have delicious milk

Australia kills SO MANY baby cows so we can have delicious milk | Ethics | Scoop.it
Just... wow... so goddamn many.
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Banks look at alternatives after Cormann rejects statutory body to oversee financial planners

Banks look at alternatives after Cormann rejects statutory body to oversee financial planners | Ethics | Scoop.it
Banks say they will still pursue an industry-led independent body to oversee financial planner professional standards after Finance Minister Mathias Cormann rejected an alternative approach involving a statutory body
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Stephen's Liberal Journal: The new ethical quagmire for journalists

Stephen's Liberal Journal: The new ethical quagmire for journalists | Ethics | Scoop.it
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It appears that a journalist has ensnared him to show a picture of him in his Paisley pyjamas which revealed rather more than most people should reveal in a clothed picture but a great deal less than some of the pictures recently leaked from iCloud.

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The Tories want an ethical society too - Telegraph.co.uk

The Tories want an ethical society too - Telegraph.co.uk | Ethics | Scoop.it
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British shoppers becoming increasingly ethically-driven

British shoppers becoming increasingly ethically-driven | Ethics | Scoop.it
New research shows that ethics are playing an important role as shopping becomes increasingly tech-focused
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Ethical Issues Move Needle for Fashion Consumers - Fri., Sep. 12, 2014

Ethical Issues Move Needle for Fashion Consumers - Fri., Sep. 12, 2014 | Ethics | Scoop.it
Several years ago, you could count the number of successful, stylish humanitarian fashion labels on one hand. Now there are dozens, and the concept of placing a human rights campaign at the center of a brand message has gone mainstream.
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Animal ethics founder on question of consciousness

Animal ethics founder on question of consciousness | Ethics | Scoop.it
The debate about animal ethics has increased markedly over the past decade, but its core questions are beyond the reach of science, writes Andrew Masterson.
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‘Bad’ video game behavior increases players’ moral sensitivity - University at Buffalo

‘Bad’ video game behavior increases players’ moral sensitivity - University at Buffalo | Ethics | Scoop.it
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Putting the ethics in robotics: Testing Asimov's First Law

Putting the ethics in robotics: Testing Asimov's First Law | Ethics | Scoop.it
Can robots make ethical decisions?
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Don’t Always Believe What You Remember | NPR Ethics Handbook

How to apply our standards to our journalism.
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