Here’s the thing. Science is often used for good…until it isn’t. Consider this an incomplete example of us abusing our brain children.
We can’t stop it, humanoid robots are coming. However, with growing technology making them more lifelike, when do we start treating them like we do other people?
2018 was a year of excess. In fact, there were many times when I thought the world had completely lost the plot. But there are important lessons amongst the wreckage.
In the modern age, false media is all too often promoted as a means to advance the already advanced. I suggest we redirect our technology to those who need it: those outside the official narrative.
In an effort to bring the law into line, Victoria has clamped down on lawyers they perceive as bringing the profession down.
As America tumbles ever closer to the pit, Aaron Sorkin is one of the few that can accurately chart the detritus and find hope in it.
The process of allowing a primary school child to learn outside the secular curriculum is needlessly difficult. Time for a rethink.
Criminologists claim self-service checkouts “normalising” shoplifting, thus new technology to stop customers in the act after spikes in theft show shopping giants losing up to $3b a year.
In a new series with The Ethics Centre, we take a look at your questions. First up, who am I hurting with my fudging at the self-checkout?
A company named Nano Dimension will soon be printing human tissue through a 3D printer. Great, right? Well, does anyone remember Frankenstein?
Ruth Hatten argues that animal rights should trump human interests, as a prelude to The Ethics Centre’s IQ2 debate tonight.
I can no longer stomach our abhorrent asylum seeker policy, and it is not just the government’s fault, its ours too. For to not act, is to act.
The global abolition of capital punishment now sports the papal seal, but shutting it is set to be a long road – Ingeborg van Teeseling
Looking at the endless moral crusade we march on, John Moneir suggests that maybe we should redirect the focus to ourselves.
With State sterilisation remaining a contentious issue, Ugur Nedim considers whether there might be cases where undertaking sterilisation can be justified.