Category Archives: Ethics

Where one’s thoughts, words and actions are united by benevolence.

One For Gordon

Fifteen years ago, twelve-year old Severn Suzuki scraped together enough money to travel from Canada to the Rio Summit. She gave this speech to the delegates – a bone-chilling reminder of their responsibility. It seems more relevant today than ever. … Continue reading

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Swastika Ban Attempted Again In Europe

The European Union is seeking again to ban the swastika symbol. There has been a flurry of debate about the vastly different meanings the symbol has to different cultures. This has centred on the feelings of the German nation, European … Continue reading

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Second Life: An Ideal Society on the 3D Web?

At the recent SLDevU conference in London, I understood the vision behind the online virtual world, Second Life, to a much deeper level: a platform for the 3D Internet – a richer, more compelling and more collaborative space for information … Continue reading

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Christmas Presence

A time for goodwill, for giving, for sharing… Or a time for consuming, for devouring, for spending… As Christmas hype reaches its zenith, millions of last-minute shoppers stock-up on their obligatory must-gives. I wonder how much money is spent each … Continue reading

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Future Society: ‘Prout’ Short Story Competition

Prout (PROgressive Utilisation Theory) is a visionary socio-economic system to encourage a cooperative society. A new short story competition has been announced for writers to open a window on a future, Proutistic society. From the press release: IMAGINE A SOCIETY … Continue reading

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