Category Archives: Not on QuestionThink yet

Trolley Problem in Orange is the New Black

Season 5, Episode 8 http://ew.com/recap/orange-is-the-new-black-season-5-episode-8/ Thanks for the heads up Sydney!

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Technology Issues Jackpot

A great source for ethical dilemmas and policy issues in science and technology: http://reillytop10.com/

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Kill 1 or 5 or….. 6?

Thanks Keaton for sending this my way!

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“But I don’t even know what a person is…”

Speaking of persons, a very wonderful one named Hibaq, who is currently in one of my Ethics courses, sent me this via email today; she said it reminded her of one of the topics we recently discussed in class.

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“A better way to argue about politics”

https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/520737/a-better-way-to-argue-about-politics/

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Heinz Dilemma

Resources http://www.cs.umb.edu/~hdeblois/285L/Kohlberg%27sMoralStages.htm Psychology in action https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawrence_Kohlberg%27s_stages_of_moral_development#Heinz_dilemma http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~ncoverst/Kohlberg’s%20Stages%20of%20Moral%20Development.htm Videos

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Trust in the Media — focus group

What led each individual to their conclusion? What definition or standard of measure is each individual operating on? http://www.cnn.com/video/api/embed.html#/video/tv/2016/10/23/trust-in-media-what-do-voters-think.cnn

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Fallacy alert

Need to practice your fallacy detection skills? Check out the comments section for this article: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2016/10/24/1024-council-passes-resolution-against-islamophobia.html

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Trolley Humor

Sent to me by Jennifer, a student in my Spring 2016 Ethics class at CSCC.

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Premises, Assumptions, Conclusions

This brought to my attention by Madison, a student in one of my Ethics classes…

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Animal Ethics blog

http://animalethics.blogspot.com/

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Should Viagra-seeking men have to get a note from their wives?

Could make for an interesting applied ethics discussion. http://www.oregonlive.com/today/index.ssf/2016/02/protecting_men_from_themselves.html

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