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Ethical Behavior

Caring Mindfulness

Matthieu Ricard | Posted 06.22.2015 | Religion
Matthieu Ricard

The practice of mindfulness, based in particular on the method of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn and has become immensely successful.

A September Contrast: Classy Jeter vs. NFL Misfit 'Switch' Hitters

Steven Kurlander | Posted 11.29.2014 | Sports
Steven Kurlander

September is usually a time in American sports when devoted sports fans are treated to both baseball pennant races and the start of the NFL season. Traditionally, it's a time when stars are born and veterans build their legacies.

Is Mediation About Reaching the Same Result in a More Efficient and Economical Manner?

Mark Baer | Posted 08.31.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

My last article on mediation, titled "Should Divorcing Couples Who Mediate Be Talking Through Counsel?," was the first of a series of articles on medi...

Putting Credibility Into a Code of Conduct

David Isenberg | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business
David Isenberg

Academi is obviously mindful of some of the past controversies its ancestral companies were embroiled in and has taken steps, as much as humanly possible, to make a repeat of such incidents impossible.

Do We Begin Teaching Ethics Too Late?

Joel Cohen | Posted 03.27.2013 | Education
Joel Cohen

In short, most students don't learn ethics at a chronological age at which, just like foreign language skills, the teachable moments arise at the best possible ages, making learning reflexive -- almost automatic.

Survey Finds Fewer High School Students Are Cheating, Lying And Stealing

Posted 11.27.2012 | Education

The Josephson Institute of Ethics’ biennial report card on American youth suggests that cheating, lying and stealing among high school students is o...

Is Having Children Ethical?

Paul Rasmussen | Posted 01.16.2013 | Parents
Paul Rasmussen

Are parents who have large families because they believe it is a divine commandment or because they take pride in their family heritage any less capable of creating "life-enhancing relationships" with their children than, say, educated professionals who wait until there are financially stable?

Ensuring Ethics

Donna Randall | Posted 09.22.2012 | College
Donna Randall

Now, perhaps more than ever before, corporate CEOs, university presidents, and government officials are being challenged to firmly establish ethical guideposts within their organizations.

Belief In Hell Lowers Crime, Study Shows

Posted 06.19.2012 | Religion

Religions are thought to serve as bulwarks against unethical behaviors. However, when it comes to predicting criminal behavior, the specific religious...