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Summary of Consultation : Science and Ethics

From time to time, students may be faced with questions from their school teachers about the how science impacts or is impacted by ethics.

E.g. When science advances, morality declines. Discuss.
E.g. How far should ethics affect science?

Where can we begin? Here’s a suggestion :

The issue of ethics is raised in the following situations :
1) when the matter concerns life
2) when the matter concerns religion
3) when the matter concerns money
4) when the matter concerns choices, dilemmas
5) when the matter concerns rights or responsibilities
6) when the matter concerns the society’s understanding of right and wrong


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