Morality

  Morality (from Latin: moralis, lit. ‘manner, character, proper behavior’) is the differentiation of intentions, decisions and actions between those that are distinguished as proper and those that are improper.[1] Morality can be a body of standards or principles derived from a code of conduct from a particular philosophy, religion or culture, or it can derive from a standard that a person believes should be universal.[2] Morality may also be specifically synonymous with…

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The Future of Humans? One Forecaster Calls for Obsolescence

HOMO DEUS A Brief History of Tomorrow By Yuval Noah Harari Illustrated. 449 pp. Harper/HarperCollins Publishers. $35. “Organisms are algorithms,” Yuval Noah Harari asserts in his provocative new book, “Homo Deus.” “Every animal — including Homo sapiens — is an assemblage of organic algorithms shaped by natural selection over millions of years of evolution. . . .…

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