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  1. Bob Blaylock

    Pro-Abortion Lie: “An Acorn Is Not An Oak Tree”

    This is a lie that those who support the cold-blooded murder of the most innocent and defenseless of all human beings sometimes tell, in order to justify denying the humanity of those victims whose murder they support — “An acorn is not an oak tree.” I've addressed this lie a few times, by...
  2. TheProgressivePatriot

    Megachurch Pastor Preaches Climate Change Denial, Calls Earth ‘Disposable Planet’

    I am posting this in "Religion and Ethics" because, in my view, this preacher is displaying a astounding LACK of ethics. He is putting vulnerable and gullible people at enormous risk in order to maintain his control and power over them...
  3. TheProgressivePatriot

    COVID Outbreak Linked To Televangelist Who Claimed Jesus Protects Christians From Virus

    This is a current story and I could have just as well posted it in current events. However, there are serious ethical questions here. How do you justify putting people at risk of death in the name of religion. How do you justify lying to gullible people to further your own agenda? I suppose...
  4. ding

    Is the Occupation of the West Bank Morally Justified?

    The definition of ethics is a moral principle that govern behavior or the conducting of an activity; the branch of knowledge that deals with moral principles. The purpose of this OP is to discuss the morality/ethics of the occupation of the West Bank. "The world recently marked fifty years...
  5. ding

    Is it ethical for US to provide military aid to Israel when other countries are less wealthy and have a greater need for aid?

    Total U.S. aid to Israel is approximately one-third of the American foreign-aid budget, even though Israel comprises just .001 percent of the world's population and already has one of the world's higher per capita incomes. Indeed, Israel's GNP is higher than the combined GNP of Egypt, Lebanon...
  6. deanrd

    Can Republicans working for Trump still be prosecuted after leaving Trump Administration?

    A Guide to the 17 Federal Investigations into Ryan Zinke Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke might face a criminal investigation Trump's Cabinet has been rocked by a number of ethics scandals — here's a complete guide Those are just up to Feb of 2018. This one is from FOX News: Trump Cabinet...
  7. TheProgressivePatriot

    Trump EPA Official Who Fought Coal Cleanup Arrested On Criminal Ethics Charges

    Does everyone remember when Trump said "I only hire the best people " It appears that what he meant was he hires the best people to undermine the administrative agencies that they head or work in. This one is a real beauty: hires...
  8. Street Juice

    Baltimore: Let's Suspend Ethics Rules. Detroit: What Could Go Wrong?

    Mayor Pugh: I Shouldn't Have To Play by the Rules Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh shown just before winning the Baltimore marathon by jumping into the race inches from the finish line and tickling front-runner Greg Williams of Ellicot City. Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh has demanded the...
  9. mlw

    Conservative ethics

    American conservative politician Barry Goldwater (1909-1998) said: "The root difference between the Conservatives and the Liberals of today is that Conservatives take account of the whole man, while Liberals tend to look only at the material side of man's nature" (Goldwater, "The conscience of...
  10. Mousterian

    Trump's Conflict of Interest

    From BBC News Trump Organization handover plan slammed by ethics chief - BBC News The director of the US Office of Government Ethics has sharply criticised Donald Trump's plan to hand his global business empire to his sons before his inauguration on 20 January..... The biggest objection...
  11. MindWars

    Britain agrees to license three parent ivf babies to prevent diseases. OMG the irony.

    Britain agrees to license three-parent IVF babies to prevent disease LONDON, (Reuters) - Britain on Thursday became the first country to formally license an in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment designed to create babies from three people. ----------------------------- Anybody with common sense...
  12. anotherlife

    Is it ethical to ask people to work?

    Most teachers, plus most baby boomers, emphasize the importance of working. Why is that? We know from numbers, that these people don't want to work, but instead, they focus their lives around various annuities, such as 401k plans, IRA accounts, union pensions, state pensions, and so on. So...
  13. georgephillip

    Capitalist Ethics: A Bonus for Committing Fraud

    Wall Street On Parade “Back in 2002, Mark Belnick, who had previously been one of the legal go-to guys for Wall Street as a rising star at corporate law firm Paul,Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, found himself transplanted as General Counsel at fraud-infested Tyco International. Mr. Belnick...

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