The Moral Case For Drones

U.S. Drones

Some moral philosophers, political scientists and weapons specialists believe armed, unmanned aircraft offer marked moral advantages over almost any other tool of warfare.

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  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • U.S. believes Syria used chemicals
    The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
  • Israel says it shoots down Hezbollah drone
    The Israeli military says it has shot down an unmanned aircraft sent by the Hezbollah group into Israeli skies.... More
  • Israel says Syria used chemical arms, probably nerve gas
    Syrian government forces have used chemical weapons - probably nerve gas - in their fight against rebels waging a two-year-old uprising, the Israeli military's top intelligence analyst said on Tuesday. More
  • S. Korea Hints At Nuclear Testing
    The American military commander in the region is staying there instead of returning to Washington--taking no chances as North Korea continues to make threats. More
  • Delayed Justice: The Dale Johnston case
    Dale Johnston didn't do it. He didn't shoot and kill his stepdaughter and her fiance in Hocking County in October of 1982. He didn't mutilate their bodies and dispose of their torsos in the Hocking River and their heads and limbs in a cornfield. But right ...
    09/20/2017 - 12:12 pm | View Link
  • The moral case for Kurdish independence
    My change of stance on Kurdish self-determination occurred about 15 years ago as something of an epiphany. Discussing Iraq prior to the 2003 invasion with a cousin whose politics I respected, one of the points I raised in opposition to the looming war was ...
    09/20/2017 - 9:46 am | View Link
  • Want to Really Understand What all the Hype of Cryptocurrency is About?
    Enter blockchain. Like the P2P services that came before it, it decentralizes the transfer of information across any node that will run its services and in this case what is transferred are all transactions between parties on the blockchain and stored on a ...
    09/19/2017 - 5:09 pm | View Link
  • NFL quality of play isn't worse (but Colin Kaepernick might make it better)
    Often, they turn into a case of whack-a-mole. Once one surefire sign of subpar play pops up and is proved to be false, another entirely different argument leaps ahead. There's no definition of what actually represents bad football, and as such, both fans ...
    09/18/2017 - 6:53 am | View Link
  • A Case Study in Kate Gentile and 'Mannequins'
    Mannequins wears the clothing of jazz and includes a heap of improvising but in almost every other way it stays away from classic “jazz” practice. The last ten or 15 years have been a thrilling time in creative music, improvised music, jazz, BAM ...
    09/13/2017 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Data | The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels
    Figures and Data from The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels by Alex Epstein. This website is meant to provide high-resolution images from the figures in the book and -where ...
    09/20/2017 - 4:06 pm | View Website
  • The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels | Could everything we know ...
    “With more politicians in climate science than scientists, the refining fire of debate has devolved into the burning of heretics. Alex Epstein’s The Moral Case ...
    09/18/2017 - 4:23 pm | View Website
  • Moral Machine
    A platform for public participation in and discussion of the human perspective on machine-made moral decisions
    09/18/2017 - 2:54 am | View Website
  • Book Review: ‘The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels’ by Alex ...
    Philip Delves Broughton reviews “The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels,” by Alex Epstein.
    09/17/2017 - 6:23 am | View Website
  • Morality
    Ethics (also known as moral philosophy) is the branch of philosophy which addresses questions of morality. The word "ethics" is "commonly used interchangeably with ...
    09/16/2017 - 1:19 pm | View Website
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