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The Problem of Banning Offensive Technology Sales

26 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

I like the concept of ‘banning’ the sale of offensive cyber weapons to potential adversaries, but what defines technology as offensive versus defensive? Israel just announced it will ban the sales of hacking and surveillance tools to 65 countries: h...

CRYPTO MYTHBUSTER PART 1: Store of Value – Is it okay to tell a lie for the greater good?

22 Nov 2021 5 minute read 3 comments Sam from Crypto Ethics

“Bitcoin is a great store of value.” You will hear this sentence on almost every podcast, YouTube show or interview regarding Bitcoin and Crypto. However, it is a lie – Bitcoin is not a great store of value! Bloomberg article BTC as store of value  ...

Cryptocurrency and Philosophy

22 Nov 2021 2 minute read 5 comments Shane Wahl

As an academic philosopher by profession, I have often dealt with people asking me "what can you do with philosophy?" Ignoring the silliness of the question in general as it relates to impacting one's life, self-flourishing, etc., the impetus behind...

How to Tell an Altruist From an Activist

25 Oct 2021 3 minute read 6 comments VVoytila

Picture someone you hate. No, not someone you dislike. Image a human being that is not just the radical opposite of you politically, but hates what you love and loves what you hate, who will harm the things you want to protect and do all this intenti...

Are we still building a better future?

17 Sep 2021 3 minute read 4 comments bengy

    Unsplash   By now, I guess most people will have heard of the scandal at OpenSea. If you didn't, this is the brief rundown... OpenSea is the leading platform for NFTs on Ethereum... and arguably the leading platform full-stop. Their Head of...

Is Bitcoin a fairer system that will boost social mobility?

9 Sep 2021 5 minute read 7 comments Sam from Crypto Ethics

  This will be my first article where I react to another article touching the ethics behind Bitcoin. I want to discuss the arguments made in the article and show where the flaws in the argumentation are: https://www.publish0x.com/in-bitcoin-we-trust/...

(IJCH) - Musings about Business Ethics

20 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments JaiChai

IJCH - Inside JaiChai's Head(Meaning: My Warped, Personal Opinions and Musings)     source From the Author: Salutations. I am JaiChai. And if I haven't had the pleasure of meeting you before, I'm delighted to make your acquaintance now.       sourc...

The Ethics of Whistleblowing

19 Aug 2021 10 minute read 0 comments intellectualslang

The topic of whistleblowing has been long debated within the business realm. The ethics of such an act must be examined because so many people have a stake in the consequence of the act itself. The person blowing the whistle, the corporation/company,...

Can a Professional Athlete Bet on Themselves?

9 Aug 2021 4 minute read 0 comments MintDice.com

As betting on professional sports becomes more and more popular of a pastime, many newbies to the field are wondering if professional athletes are able to bet on themselves. Even if you aren’t new to the world of sports betting, some recent news sto...

Is Investing in Cardano helping the world's poor?

30 Jul 2021 5 minute read 5 comments Sam from Crypto Ethics

In my last article I answered the question if Bitcoin is bringing value to the world's poor: https://www.publish0x.com/crypto-ethics/is-bitcoin-generating-value-for-humanity-xdgrzlg "Especially the impact of financial accessibility on poorer populat...