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
  • "Empathy gaming" focuses on emotions and moral decisions - Bathurst Western Advocate
    "Empathy gaming" focuses on emotions and moral decisions - Daily Liberal
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  • Tangible evidence why ‘Still Alice’ stars Julianne Moore, ... - IMDB
    Kristen Stewart Asks Julianne Moore What It’s Like to Lose Her ... - IMDB
    10/31/2014 - 9:35 am | View Link
  • Former Union Carbide CEO Warren Anderson dies at 92 -
    Warren Anderson of Bhopal tragedy infamy dies - Hindustan Times
    10/31/2014 - 6:30 am | View Link
  • What the U.S. economy would look like if racial inequality didn’t ... - Washington Post
    Photo courtesy of Flickr user peddhapati , under a Creative Commons license. The moral case against racial inequality in the U.S. is pretty simple. ...
    10/28/2014 - 12:56 pm | View Link
  • The Financial Case For Divesting From Fossil Fuels? -
    ... investing, but most activists don’t make the financial case. “They’re making a moral case, they’re making an environmental case,” Tom...
    10/26/2014 - 2:37 pm | View Link
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  • "Empathy gaming" focuses on emotions and moral decisions
    It's an internal journey, rather than escapism." Another developer challenging "the tyranny of fun" is US designer Nicky Case. Case's tentatively titled Riot Cop Selfies will allow characters to play citizen journalists documenting this year's race riots ...
    10/31/2014 - 3:33 am | View Link
  • Owner of Old Erivan Holding: From moral point of view, my letter to the President is the last step in my fight against Unibank
    I hope that the President is not aware of this case and my letter will help me to call the bank to order, Director General of Old Erivan Holding Manvel Ter-Arakelyan told journalists on Thursday. He said that for five years already he has been trying in ...
    10/30/2014 - 7:15 am | View Link
  • Kerala's Kiss Day campaign against moral policing: Is it just lip service?
    Probably not. The group has its heart at the right place but not its head (or in this case its lips). And that’s because Kerala is not ready for such a change. For all its high rates of literacy and health indices, the social Kerala is still conservative ...
    10/29/2014 - 5:43 am | View Link
  • Church and state: Moral high ground can sink to exclusion
    Placing a Christian label on a political description, which is what “Christian conservative” is in this case, is a statement that only Christians are invited to the conservative table. The same would be true if the sign read “Christian Progressive ...
    10/28/2014 - 4:00 pm | View Link
  • British undercover police never had a moral compass to lose
    It’s a case that casts light on some of the deeply unethical behaviour that has gone on in undercover policing over the years. Undercover Metropolitan police officers spent years penetrating protest groups in the UK. They assumed false identities and ...
    10/26/2014 - 5:00 pm | View Link
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  • Moral hazard
    In economics, moral hazard occurs when one person takes more risks because someone else has agreed to bear the burden of those risks. A moral hazard may occur where ...
    10/30/2014 - 2:12 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.
    10/30/2014 - 5:43 am | View Website
  • Moral Reasoning (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
    Moral reasoning is individual or collective practical reasoning about what, morally, one ought to do. Philosophical examination of moral reasoning faces ...
    10/29/2014 - 11:38 pm | View Website
  • Main/Grey and Gray Morality
    The Grey And Gray Morality trope as used in popular culture, with a list of examples from all media.
    10/29/2014 - 1:08 pm | View Website
  • Kant's Moral Philosophy (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
    1. Aims and Methods of Moral Philosophy. The most basic aim of moral philosophy, and so also of the Groundwork, is, in Kant's view, to “seek out” the ...
    10/28/2014 - 7:33 am | View Website
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