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
  • Two Questions for Jeff Lord Re: Donald Trump's Criticism of The Draw ... - American Spectator
    ... some mealy mouthed if-this-than-that attempt at moral relativity — ... News reports say the Garland police were prepared in case this kind of
    05/4/2015 - 3:48 pm | View Link
  • Winning marriage equality won't be the end: Guest viewpoint - MassLive
    ... exclusions, fulfilling our country's legal and moral imperative for ... No matter the result of this case, though, we need those brave voices ...
    05/4/2015 - 3:46 pm | View Link
  • Free Speech Dogma and Pamela Gellers Desperations for Cheap ... - KHQ Right Now
    ... nor explicable on the least of any judicial, moral, ethical or ... having due considerations of Anders Behring Breivik’s case (the Norwegian
    05/4/2015 - 3:21 pm | View Link
  • Two suspects arrested for neglect of Campbell County puppy riddled ... -
    ... of a three-month-old puppy suffering from a severe case of mange, reports ... people and animals are a direct result of the moral fibers that ...
    05/4/2015 - 2:17 pm | View Link
  • Climate Change Conference Aims to Prepare World for Encyclical - Zenit
    ... entitled "Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity: The Moral Dimensions of ... adding this "so often is missing and not often the case for leaders ...
    05/4/2015 - 2:04 pm | View Link
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  • Ontario's government leaves most injured forgotten
    the moral test of government is how that government treats those ... Starting when we are young, we all have this idea we are invincible. We witness worst case scenarios day in and day out but believe it only happens to “them” and never “us”.
    05/24/2015 - 4:25 pm | View Link
  • Addiction: The Moral Judgement Of Society Hinders Treatment of Addiction
    Some people think that everyone who takes pain medications will become addicted, my dad is a great case in point. I had a cousin in law who got in trouble with pain meds and totally screwed up his life. However I have been on them now for over 5 years with ...
    05/24/2015 - 3:41 pm | View Link
  • Masking your true colours could be a moral issue, says study
    whether to others in the cases of lying and cheating or to oneself in the case of inauthenticity. Data was collected from participants' writings in which they described a time they felt inauthentic, reporting lower moral self-regard, and rated themselves ...
    05/24/2015 - 3:00 am | View Link
  • Asset division in case of divorce
    Before a divorce proceeding is held, all couples are asked to register a case at the Moral and Family Guidance Section at Dubai Courts. A counsellor will meet the couple to give them a chance to reconcile their differences and resolve the problems.
    05/23/2015 - 8:00 pm | View Link
  • Passion not PowerPoint will make moral case for Europe’s union
    You learn a lot about your country when you embark on a tour of 100 towns in 100 days. In the closing months of last year’s Scottish independence referendum campaign I did just that, taking my argument in support of the United Kingdom to open-air ...
    05/22/2015 - 8:00 am | View Link
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  • Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do? Episode 01 "THE ...
    PART ONE: THE MORAL SIDE OF MURDER If you had to choose between (1) killing one person to save the lives of five others and (2) doing nothing even though ...
    05/23/2015 - 3:13 am | View Website
  • The Philosopher's Beard: Morality vs Ethics: the problem ...
    Take the so called 'trolley problem', a thought experiment about runaway trains invented by the late Philippa Foot and very popular with moral philosophers of a ...
    05/22/2015 - 11:10 pm | View Website
  • Ethics Updates Home Page. Moral theory; relativism ...
    Ethics Updates provides updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics.
    05/22/2015 - 8:29 am | View Website
  • Morality
    Morality (from the Latin moralitas "manner, character, proper behavior") is the differentiation of intentions, decisions, and actions between those that are good or ...
    05/22/2015 - 6:06 am | View Website
  • Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill
    Classic presentation of utilitarianism, by one of its most prominent defenders, John Stuart Mill.
    05/21/2015 - 5:20 pm | View Website
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