“The average citizen is starting to feel more and more like, ‘I’m not sure that I feel good about the way technology is interacting with my life,’” says Anil Dash, an entrepreneur, activist, and the CEO of Fog Creek Software

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Belonging

September 26, 2017

Longtime Baltimore Ravens fan, and composer of ‘Unseen’, via the JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics Program, Judah Adashi, continues his reflections on not watching NFL football in 2017 and the ethics of fandom in 21st century America

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Longtime Baltimore Ravens fan, and composer of ‘Unseen’, via the JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics Program, Judah Adashi, considers the ethics of NFL fandom in 21st century America

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A new batch of projects launched this month reflects a broadened scope, with topics ranging from self-driving cars and animal welfare in agriculture to refugee policies under the Trump administration

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Twenty Questions

July 6, 2017

In the first of this new series for the journal, Peter Singer responds to questions from the editors and Theron Pummer

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Is it okay to eat one hamburger per year? Is it acceptable to eat a hamburger made from a ‘happy cow’? The production of crops may result in more animals killed than the production of meat from grass-fed cattle and sheep – does this mean we should eat more meat and less crops? Should we eat insects? Should we try to reduce the suffering of wild animals? Professor Peter Singer provides an answer to these, and other questions

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The complicated debate over paying for body parts is just one of the societal dilemmas Hopkins scholars are tackling, thanks to philanthropically supported Exploration of Practical Ethics grants

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Last Words

March 1, 2017

“Last Words” is an excerpt from a larger piece entitled “Unseen,” a musical composition about Kalief Browder. The composition by Judah Adashi was created as part of the JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics Program.

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