We should raise the minimum wage because we aren't a society where a full-time worker can't feed her family. Even if raising the minimum wage caused unemployment (it doesn't) it would still be the right thing to do.
National political figures have been doing a lot of apologizing recently. In October, President Obama apologized for the disastrous roll-out of the he...
We love secrets when we can call the shots on who and what is being revealed. But are we ready for disclosure of all secrets, including those of our own?
What do dishonesty and wit have in common, that they so readily occupy the same mind? Does creativity lead to unethical behavior, or do cheating and lying spur the imagination? Is creativity just a socially acceptable form of violating norms and breaking the rules?
Jonze's cinematic discourse is on love, and Her is an exploration of how love can survive when the individuals who are in love not only inhabit different material spaces but different temporalities.
Even though I am a teenager in Chicago, I believe I can make a difference. And that's to stop feeding into this multi-billion dollar industry.
Irish charities are entering 2014 in the midst of an unprecedented crisis. According to Fundraising Ireland, donations to charities were down 40 percent over the Christmas period.
Ethics is about actions -- not what we say, but what we do -- often in the heat of the moment, in opportunities that can further our cause even at the expense of others, and vulnerable to the pressures around us.
As a pig farmer, I live an unethical life shrouded in the justificatory trappings of social acceptance. What I do is wrong, in spite of its acceptance by nearly 95 percent of the American population. I know it in my bones.
The Internet on its own is not essentially good or bad. It's a tool, a searchlight directed at us -- our attic, our living space and our basement. And, as it turns out, the basement is filthy, swimming in debris and crying out to be cleaned.
Feel free to disagree, as I'm sure many who "stand with Phil" will, but if you think believing and saying hateful things about entire groups of people is okay because of some alleged word of God, then my wish is that someday you truly see the light.
With the announcement of early action and early decision acceptances earlier this month, any high school senior with high academic aspirations can tell you that the American college admissions process has become extremely competitive.
The question becomes: Will we have the courage to "break good"? Think Mandela, think Pope Francis -- and act.
We don't know how many virtuous organizations there are in the United States today. We do know that we need more -- many more.
Remember the Sex and the City episode where Carrie Bradshaw's boyfriend broke up with her via sticky note? Firing someone with an e-mail isn't any better from an ethical point of view.
The arena now shifts to the International Classification of Diseases 11 which is currently being prepared by the World Health Organization and is due to be published in 2016. The open question is whether ICD 11 will mindlessly repeat the mistakes of DSM-5 or will it correct them?