New Ethical Challenges
Here are testimonies and analyses that explore business ethics, life technology ethics, and environmental ethics - all fields that determine the way we conceive our nature, monitor our social conducts and foresee our future.
Il faudra cependant attendre le choc des défoliations intensives des Etats-Unis sur la forêt vietnamienne durant la guerre du Vietnam (1959-1975) pour que le Droit International Humanitaire (DIH) protège l’Environnement en lui-même. Ce n’est donc qu’après la...
I had first heard of Losheng...
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The Trash-Never-Touch program is a garbage collection system implemented first in Taipei City in the mid 90s. It is planned to prevent residents from leaving their garbage on the sidewalk or in dumpsters as they have to wait for trucks and throw their trash directly onto them. This measure improved the hygiene of the streets and also encouraged recycling. And it has also an unexpected impact on social relations...
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The Cardinal has two distinct memories that troubled him in his youth in Huabei, China. Firstly after the death of a neighbour’s uncle he wanted to become a doctor so he could save lives. Secondly, having seen numerous casualties and people left homeless in the Yellow river floods he wanted to become hydraulic engineer. He didn’t end up fulfilling either of these two dreams instead his eventual calling was to be a man of the clergy. However, as a Cardinal the principal remained the same, from the start he wanted to be of service to the people, for the happiness of the people.
The principal of life and death is...
"What would happen if a few female members of the House put in (or merely proposed) an amendment to the health care bill which stated that men would be barred BY LAW from purchasing health insurance which covered Viagra, all hair-growth medications or procedures or transplants, etc.? "
This thought experiment reminded me of the well known case of the birth control in Japan...
New research into language evolution suggests most Pacific populations originated in Taiwan around 5,200 years ago. The Austronesians arose in Taiwan around 5,200 years ago. Before entering the Philippines, they paused for around a thousand years, and then spread rapidly across the 7,000km from the Philippines...
Even though this type of marketing I am introducing is widely used, it doesn’t represent an evolution of the art; on the contrary, it assumes that customers are all the same, a mass that reacts uniformly. Therefore, it also supposes that the messages delivered will unquestionably persuade customers. This method represents, by nature, a naïf...
It is difficult to understand its style and meaning if one does not know that it belongs to a literary genre: the “apocalyptic genre”, which developed in the Jewish world around two centuries before the birth of Jesus and will still last for one more century after his death.
Writers of “apocalyptic books” intend to reveal to their readers the project of God: the coming of His Day, when His Kingdom will be definitely established on earth. They first look at the past of Israel, reflect with their readers...
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- A Centre for the Middle Country
- No Nukes = No Future?
- Remembering the 309 Anti-nuclear Protest
- Alternative Protest in Japan: Two Years After Fukushima
- History of the Taiwanese Anti-nuclear Movement
- Recapturing Memories: Social Protests as a Way for Taiwanese Youth to Reconnect with the Past
- The Demonstrative Power of the Carnival: Fun as a Form of Protest
- Art and Social Activism: Mutually Beneficial?
- The Taiwanese Experience: Adjusting to life on the other side of the world
- The extraordinary challenge of living an ordinary life
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