23 04, 2013

Stay the Hand of Vengeance

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Last Monday Foreign Policy magazine commissioned an article from me that was to be a response to a New York Times op-ed called “Gitmo is Killing Me.”  Just as I was finishing the first draft, the Boston Marathon bombing happened, so I expanded the scope of the article to speak to that horrible incident as well. […]

28 03, 2013

Does Winning Take Care of Everything?

By | March 28th, 2013|Ethics in the News, In the News|Comments Off on Does Winning Take Care of Everything?

CNN interviewed me this week to discuss the ethical implications of Nike's new campaign featuring Tiger Woods and his claim that "winning takes care of everything." Read the article here.

13 03, 2013

Guess Who’s Ethically Intelligent?

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Last week I had the pleasure of presenting several talks to the students and faculty at Eastern Illinois University.  While I was there, I did a 30-minute interview with the local PBS affiliate, WEIU-TV.  You can watch it here. I was asked to name someone I consider to be ethically intelligent today.  You won't believe [...]

5 02, 2013

Is America in Danger of Losing its Ethics and Morals?

By | February 5th, 2013|Ethics in the News, In the News|Comments Off on Is America in Danger of Losing its Ethics and Morals?

A provocative question, which I address on Vipp Jaswal's Fox News Radio show. Listen to it here.

29 01, 2013

The Right and Wrong Ways to Apologize

By | January 29th, 2013|Ethics in the News, In the News|Comments Off on The Right and Wrong Ways to Apologize

A running gag in the 1970s sitcom Happy Days was Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli’s inability to admit a mistake. The first two words, “I was,” came out fine, but it was that third one, “wrong,” that always tripped him up. Try as he might (and boy, did he try), the Fonz simply could not proclaim error. “I was wrrrr-rrr-rrr” was about the closest he could get. Decades later, many of us are still laughing at how Fonzie exemplified this all-too-human foible. […]