Technology and Ethics

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Essay on Technology and Ethics

Essay on Technology and Ethics
As the technological advancements are taking place day by day concerns are growing among the various religious and ethical groups about the ethics involved in the kind of technology. As we know that there are pros and cons of using any technology but sometimes many protest that the technologies are more of used for the selfish purposes to fulfill human needs than to be beneficial for the mankind.
Lets take the most common example of Internet known as the fastest medium to communicate and research, even advancing in the section of distance learning. As everyone in any part of the world are well aware of the advantages which the mankind has for using the internet which can now
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The definition of Ethics: The rules or standards governing the conduct of a person or the members of a profession. Ethics to me means that I should perform my work in a professional manner, respect others and what they do. Meaning that software/music that someone else worked hard to create does not mean that I can download it for free. Nor does it mean that I should be able to search through somebody’s personal files on their home pc. It also means that I may not attack companies via the internet because I do not like what they do or what they stand for. Ethics in the IT industry can mean many different things and have many different

Technology and Ethics as Depicted in Beckett's Waiting for Godot and Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five

After a cursory examination of present day world politics, it seems there exist no sterling examples of society's progression towards utopia, or even a higher state of tolerance or knowledge. It is not that humanity does not seek knowledge or improvement. It is not a fault that curiosity drives society's scientists to explain and improve the world beyond the realm of the philosophers. The fault lies in how easily this motive can be manipulated by the vices of greed, the propaganda