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Machine Ethics


Can a machine behave ethically? Which ethical theory should it subscribe to? Is it possible to program an ethical system? I will focus on the paradigm case of the self-driving vehicle. 1,951 more words


Animal Ethics


This essay will consider two closely related opinions on the value of lives. Interestingly these closely related opinions seem to lead to very different conclusions. 1,951 more words


Basketball Court Update: An Activist is Born 

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

What an exciting day to be alive and to do something that matters for kids. I have written a couple of times about what is going on in my neighborhood regarding getting the kids of our neighborhood a safe place to play. 995 more words

Political Commentary

Daily Thoughts from Exodus: Tenth Command

You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor’s… 572 more words

Old Testament

Tikun Olam: A Jewish Response to Injustice

We are all gasping and reeling at the images we see splashed across the news and social media.  The echoes of the phrase “Never Again” seem to ring hollow as white men, armed with flags emblazoned with swastikas and signs decrying the inhumanity of non-white people, marched with torches in the night.  1,327 more words


How can this be?

I work in an office that is a part of a complex called City Works Depo. It’s an outdated, low level, industrial looking building that has sub spaces devided into offices. 347 more words


the State - What Is It?

Mary Lou did not look well. She always had a good appetite but she noticed her lack of energy and so she decided to exercise more regularly and to make sure that she ate healthy food and she even began a vitamin supplement. 492 more words

Divine Economy Theory