Monthly Archives: January 2018

Cloning in the News

Hello Ethics Nutters, Another step towards being able to successfully clone humans was made last week. In China, scientists were able to clone macaque monkeys to improve biomedical research. To read more about the news without the media spin check out bioethics.net (http://www.bioethics.net/2018/01/monkey-see-human-do-cloning-macaque-monkeys-with-fetal-cells/) To read the actual article that will be published in the February […]

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Business Ethics – Shell’s Strategic Stakeholder Synthesis

Due to the size and impact many large companies such as Shell have on society, most managers have come to realize that the interests of stakeholders, as well as shareholders, is an important factor in the success of a business. Stakeholders are individuals such as employees, customers, and people in the local community who do […]

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Birth Lottery

Hello Ethics Nutters, The birth lottery of John Rawls came up in conversation at work and it got me searching for a nice little summary that could refresh my memory on the subject. Although I formally studied a Theory of Justice during my Master’s, I can’t remember the details so well ten years on. If […]

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Asia’s Different Standard

One distinction between the two cultures in human rights issues is that Western human rights issues are very orientated towards the individual while in Asia it is more towards the state and the well-being of everyone. While in the West, ones individual rights can supercede that of the states, such would never be the case […]

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