26 Aug '11, 12pm

An amusing claim about the Trolley Problem

An amusing claim about the Trolley Problem "We are none of us infallible--not even the youngest of us." - W. H. Thompson *** "Trolley car question... It's a bizarre virtually-never-in-a-human-lifetime scenarios. Moral dilemmas are situations where, no matter what option the agent chooses, it is a "wrong action". He must do something that he ought not to do... morality handle the countless interactions people engage in every day. It is not meant to deal with bizarre situations that very few of us will ever encounter. When you take this system and apply them to bizarre virtually-never-in-a-human-lifetime scenarios, you find that they give no clear answer. They were not meant to give a clear answer to these types of situations. These types of thought experiments may be interesting objects of study if one is curious about how the brain works, noting what parts of the brain see...

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ConAgra Sued for Misusing "100% Natural" Claim ...

treehugger.com 26 Aug '11, 6pm

Food Safety News reports that ConAgra is being sued for the use of the "100% natural" claim on Wesson oil labels, when the...

ConAgra Sued for Misusing "100% Natural" Claim ...

treehugger.com 26 Aug '11, 6pm

Food Safety News reports that ConAgra is being sued for the use of the "100% natural" claim on Wesson oil labels, when the...

The Problem With Banner Exchanges

seochat.com 25 Aug '11, 12pm

The Problem With Banner Exchanges (Page 1 of 2 ) You can call them link exchanges, banner exchanges, or even automated ban...

Squeeze-Free Pimple Problem Solvers!

michellephan.com 26 Aug '11, 4pm

When it comes to your skin, it can be hard to adhere to a hands-off policy. This is especially true when you get a nasty p...

Green groups claim government is shying away fr...

businessgreen.com 25 Aug '11, 11pm

A long-awaited government report on green aviation policy has failed to endorse independent proposals for limiting the sec...

My new post: How do you solve a problem like neoliberalism?

My new post: How do you solve a problem like ne...

grist.org 24 Aug '11, 6pm

Photo: r000pert There's been an interesting online debate over neoliberalism in the past few months. OK, people have been ...

A Fundamental Republican Science Problem:

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Aug '11, 5pm

Many efforts to gauge why most Republicans reject or doubt the science pointing to risks from unabated emissions of greenh...

A Fundamental Republican Science Problem

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Aug '11, 5pm

Many efforts to gauge why most Republicans reject or doubt the science pointing to risks from unabated emissions of greenh...

Researchers find older men exposed to agricultu...

environmentalhealthnews.org 26 Aug '11, 12pm

What did they do? The researchers compared pesticide exposure from non-work sources during a 25-year period in older Calif...

A Fundamental Republican Science Problem

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Aug '11, 5pm

Many efforts to gauge why most Republicans reject or doubt the science pointing to risks from unabated emissions of greenh...

Could "wood bank" ease Madagascar's illegal log...

news.mongabay.com 25 Aug '11, 6am

How to end Madagascar's logging crisis (02/10/2010) In the aftermath of a military coup last March, Madagascar's rainfores...

The Problem is about the Problem. But if you Do...

ricksblog.com 04 Sep '11, 11am

There are Four basic things you can do with a "Problem" after you identify the problem to begin with and that in and of it...

ICANN's Peter Dengate Thrush Problem - Domain N...

domainnamewire.com 22 Aug '11, 3pm

Conflict of interest, whether real or imagined, looks bad for ICANN as it faces fresh criticism over its new TLD plans. IC...

Dr Tony Tan is the problem, not the solution — Part 2 #sgpolitics

Dr Tony Tan is the problem, not the solution — ...

sgpolitics.net 21 Aug '11, 5am

Dr Tony Tan is the problem, not the solution — Part 2 August 21, 2011 by admin Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics ,...

Trolley Service Lunch at Robuchon, Macau #foodie

Trolley Service Lunch at Robuchon, Macau #foodie

joonelovesfood.blogspot.com 14 Aug '11, 5am

Far from airplane lunch trolley service that only offers a chicken or fish option, that’s not what I’m referring to. Inste...