News tagged with ethical questions

Why moderate beliefs rarely prevail

(—We live in a world of extremes, where being fervently for or against an issue often becomes the dominant social ideology – until an opposing belief that is equally extreme emerges to challenge the first one, ...

dateOct 02, 2012 in Mathematics feature
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Billionaires need a giving philosophy

From world hunger to global warming and the arts, there are numerous causes that individuals, foundations and NGOs choose to support. And even in an economy that has been slow to recover, billionaires are continuing to pledge ...

dateJun 02, 2011 in Social Sciences
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