Articles tagged ethics

‘Undertale’ and Immanuel Kant: Ethics in Video Games

Undertale invokes (consciously or not) the ethics of Immanuel Kant, and in doing so, it ushers in a new era of video games as art.

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Wikipedia, Controversy, and the Myth of Neutrality

As the Gamergate controversy illustrates, Wikipedia’s call for unbiased writing is really a euphemism for the privileging of certain ideologies.

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OMG, You Wrote Your Own Bible? ‘The Good Book: A Humanist Bible’ by A. C. Grayling

Like the 'real' Bible, The Good Book is an eclectic and contradictory mix, containing much that really is very good, but also some that’s bad and ugly, and quite a lot that’s unbearably dull.

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Would a ‘Society Without God’ Be Hell on Earth? Or Would It Be Like Scandinavia?

"Without religion, society is doomed." Discuss.

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Racism and science collide in this devastating true story of a young woman, the tissue sample from her body that spawned a million-dollar industry, and the impact on her family.

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8 Feb 2010 // 10:00 PM

Azrael #1-3

Scorsese-inspired and Petraeus-infused, Fabian Nicieza and Ramon Bachs' new Azrael is an incendiary powder keg, commenting one everything from the War on Terror to its title character's relevance to the very purpose of faith.

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14 Aug 2007 // 5:17 AM

Musings on the Ethics of Contemporary Journalism As author and UCLA Professor of Social Research Methodology Mike Rose once wrote in Lives on the Boundary, “

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2 Apr 2007 // 3:01 PM

Online Journalism Ethics – An Oxymoron? As digital media blazes new trails and transforms itself, the need for fresh ethical standards grows more urgent with every

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27 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

The Situational Ethicist

In which our resident ethical expert contends: Ethics may complicate, but absolute ethics complicate absolutely.

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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