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 chemicalsU.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 gasIsrael 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
  • Foundation backs Christian baker in U.S. Supreme Court case over ... - Christian Today
    The  Foundation for Moral Law  is supporting Masterpiece Cakeshop, owned by Jack Phillips, in its fight in the U.S. Supreme Court. The case...
    08/26/2016 - 10:43 am | View Link
  • 'Don't take nude selfies' and other ways men treat women with ... - ABC Online
    ... of criminal behaviour as appears to be the case following reports of ... that most media reports of sexting had an air of moral panic about ...
    08/26/2016 - 9:55 am | View Link
  • How will driverless cars make life or death choices? Google exec ... -
    How will driverless cars make life or death choices? Google exec ... -
    08/26/2016 - 8:48 am | View Link
  • The moral origins of the Donald's rise - WorldNetDaily
    ... have really discussed the rise of Donald Trump from a moral perspective. ... Bush presidency ended, America was suffering from a case of ...
    08/26/2016 - 8:36 am | View Link
  • Appeals Court Says Using Fake Social Security Number Doesn't Have To ... - NPR
    Appeals Court Says Using Fake Social Security Number Doesn't Have To ... - KPBS
    08/26/2016 - 8:32 am | View Link
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  • Moral panics and whistling up the dogs
    Like those other movements, there is an acute awareness of the necessity to enrol new members as young as possible, in this case, girls (of the right social class, of course). So what? Who cares if a few well-heeled (“they’re Jimmys, Darling”) women ...
    08/28/2016 - 11:12 am | View Link
  • There is no moral basis to oppose Trump
    Bennett said: "Donald Trumpdoes not need to speak to the 'Never Trumpers,' some of my friends – or maybe former friends – who suffer from a terrible case of moral superiority and put their own vanity and taste above the interest of the country," There ...
    08/28/2016 - 10:17 am | View Link
  • Justice, tolerance, and inclusiveness will help Egypt regain its moral values
    Individual citizens work hard either to obtain their missing rights or to benefit from and extend their unjust acts. In either case, the citizen relies on the state, which is in charge of controlling these issues. The state is conscious of the consequences ...
    08/27/2016 - 11:26 pm | View Link
  • The Moral Case For Fossil Fuels — What It Is & Why It Matters
    At the Center for Industrial Progress, we reject the common standard of minimizing human impact. Our standard of value is: maximizing human flourishing. To discover what will maximize human flourishing we must think full context—we must carefully look at ...
    08/26/2016 - 9:06 am | View Link
  • Could Liberal California Take a Step Toward a Conservative, Moral Decision?
    Attorneys for a group of doctors bringing the first legal challenge to California's new law allowing physician-assisted suicide were due in court on Friday to urge a judge to suspend the statute while their case is under review. Superior Court Judge Daniel ...
    08/26/2016 - 4:11 am | View Link
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  • Watch: Arthur Brooks' Ted Talk Makes the Moral Case for ...
    Brooks mentions Jonathan Haidt's work, which I'd recommend looking into. His findings about how liberals and conservatives think and process moral questions proved... ...
    08/25/2016 - 7:08 am | View Website
  • The Moral Case for Donald Trump Refuted – The Great Fiction
    Donald Trump is the Republican nominee for President of the United States. We all know that this is true, and yet many of us still wonder how it happened.
    08/25/2016 - 3:55 am | View Website
  • Moral Relativism | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    Moral Relativism. Moral relativism is the view that moral judgments are true or false only relative to some particular standpoint (for instance, that of a culture or ...
    08/24/2016 - 2:11 pm | View Website
  • The moral case against a $15 minimum wage | Washington ...
    By 2022, California will raise its hourly minimum wage to $15, more than twice the federal requirement. As far as methods to reduce poverty go, there may not be a ...
    08/23/2016 - 12:37 am | View Website
  • Moral case for open borders | Open Borders: The Case
    See also: Ethics and philosophy, moral counter-case, open borders normative ethics summary. A number of different normative ethical frameworks have been used to argue ...
    08/22/2016 - 8:16 am | View Website
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