Hindsight 2070

April 4, 2019

Vox asked 15 experts, “What do we do now that will be considered unthinkable in 50 years?” Here’s what they told them. Predicting society’s moral evolution on eating meat, kids playing football, 401(k)s, and more

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Carleigh Krubiner, faculty member at the Berman Institute, said in a statement.“The DRC’s decision to extend Ebola vaccine coverage to pregnant women is a huge step forward, not only for pregnant women in areas affected by outbreaks but for all pregnant women who may face the threat of Ebola in the future”

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The 18-member committee “will examine the scientific, ethical, social and legal challenges associated with human genome editing,” according to the WHO announcement

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Nonprofit hospitals across the United States are seeking donations from the people who rely on them most: their patients

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But are they ethical? Legal scholar Alison Dundes Renteln is aware that images of suffering are often part of human rights campaigns, and notes the value of freedom of expression. At the same time, she argues for ethical limitations on the right to take pictures

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Sim Ethics

September 6, 2018

Say you could make a thousand digital replicas of yourself – should you? What happens when you want to get rid of them?

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We can only define ourselves by continually re-evaluating our humanness. By Ai Weiwei

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When drafting a treaty on the laws of war at the end of the 19th century, diplomats could not foresee the future of weapons development. But they did adopt a legal and moral standard for judging new technology not covered by existing treaty language

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