The age old debate gets a new video to go with it. Charitable display? Dehumanizing look-at-me moment? Both? What say you, Comentareum?
So Your Favorite Character Is A Nuremburg Defendant: Game of Thrones Season 8 and Command Responsibility
The questions surrounding AI development are heavy on the why, the how, the should, and other things; but what culture would that AI would be operating from? Naturally the designer will be reflected, but something as complex as culture meeting the complex world of AI, there are new questions to answer for both fields.
The world faces unprecedented ecological challenges, and humanity remains largely lethargic to respond. It’s time to adopt a new sense of ethics that acknowledge our collective effect on our pale blue dot, and which account for the quality of the land our progeny will inherit.
Paging Elizabeth Picciuto! Paging Elizabeth Picciuto! We have an ethics emergency!
When headline writers use questions, Burt Likko answers them. Briefly, completely, and unabashedly expressing his own opinion. Ten questions about politics, the business of news, news of business, and grizzly bears.
I’ve never done this before — promoted my own comment, that is. But I think I got a pretty decent thought out there.
Strong is the desire for vengeance. Pretends to be “justice,” vengeance does.
But down that path, no benefit will you find.
We detached the sternocleidomastoid and infrahyoid muscles from their sternal and clavicular insertions. Then, I took a manual bonesaw and cut through the clavicles at their midlengths…
Zic listens to secret recordings made by Federal Reserve regulator Carmen Segerra, and finds herself with more questions than answers.
by Christopher Carr, the second part of a series on the dissection of human cadavers
Another bar discipline report leaves Burt Likko reeling in slackjawed amazement.
by Christopher Carr, the first part of a series on the dissection of human cadavers
Instead of calling just war theory a fraud, as Damon Linker does, I would call it a failure.
Should the total, unconditional self-emptying exemplified by Christ be the logic of the Christian life?
I normally try to stay away from taking pot shots at David Brooks columns, but today’s raises a question that informs a lot of my political critique and which I reflect on a lot personally....
From today’s Boston Herald (via memeorandum): The Tsarnaev family, including the suspected terrorists and their parents, benefited from more than $100,000 in taxpayer-funded assistance — a bonanza ranging from cash and food stamps to Section...
~by M.A. Over the last week, I’ve had to ponder a very difficult question. A few years ago, I started to attend a rather remarkable yearly event called Dragon*Con. It’s a wonderful event held...