Tag: privacy

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    Edward Snowden “would be truer to what is morally at stake in his actions and to the highest tradition of civil disobedience if he came home to face the consequences.” More

    February 19, 2014 | Comments

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    “I don’t think anybody takes an act and says to themselves, ‘What I’m doing is immoral, but I’m going to do it.’ People always rationalize,” according to former CIA spokesman Bill Harlow. More

    February 14, 2014 | Comments

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    Watch our conversation with Michael Kessler of Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs about perspectives of religious and ethical traditions on the government’s massive collection of electronic data and its vast surveillance effort. More

    June 14, 2013 | Comments

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    Should hateful and offensive speech that is religiously motivated be accepted as legitimate public discourse protected by the Constitution? More

    October 8, 2010 | Comments

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    Should religious beliefs, or anything else, be off limits — a candidate’s family, personal life, pastor? More

    October 10, 2008 | Comments

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    The arsenal of technology being used to fight crime has grown dramatically. One of the most powerful weapons is DNA evidence, which law enforcement officials can use to solve crimes that are years old. As DNA testing becomes more widespread, serious ethical questions are being raised about how it's used, and whether it violates civil rights. Lucky Severson reports.

    May 28, 2004

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    MRI technology is currently used to gain insight into how behaviors and thoughts function biologically, and might one day lead to the ability to predict future behavior. However, the potential for such technology leads to troubling ethical questions. More

    June 18, 2003 | Comments

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    As a result of the Human Genome Project, we now know much more about a person’s medical future than ever before. But this new knowledge has given rise to many medical, legal, and ethical questions More

    August 31, 2001 | Comments

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    Researches are hopeful that mapping the human genome will lead to a revolution in biomedicine, but scientists and ethicists worry about the moral questions the new knowledge could raise.

    June 16, 2000 | Comments