ethics http://kvpr.org en Commentary: Politicans Can't Escape Human Nature When It Comes To Receiving Gifts http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-politicans-cant-escape-human-nature-when-it-comes-receiving-gifts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While their professional organizations discourage physicians from accepting gifts from corporations that may unduly influence their professional practice, no such strictures apply to gifting our politicians.&nbsp; In this &nbsp;edition of </span>FM89's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> commentary series </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Moral Is</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, philosophy professor Christopher Meyers of CSU Bakersfield says the public should also be wary of the &nbsp;continues his earlier theme on the impact of the possible ramifica Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:00:32 +0000 Christopher Meyers 35450 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: Politicans Can't Escape Human Nature When It Comes To Receiving Gifts Commentary: Climate Change Raises Tough Ethical Questions http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-climate-change-raises-tough-ethical-questions <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Jerry Brown recently said, “humanity is on a collision course with nature.”&nbsp; He was referring to climate change and the early advent of the fire season here in California.&nbsp; In related remarks, Brown said we have to “live with nature.”</span></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:00:23 +0000 Andrew Fiala 35451 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: Climate Change Raises Tough Ethical Questions Commentary: What Is Death? http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-what-death <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Should parents have to option to determine the definition of death for their children? </span>Jahi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>McMath’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> case has motivated that question, along with a host of associated ethical concerns. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 04:07:20 +0000 Christopher Meyers 33629 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: What Is Death? Commentary: By Fleeing the Country, Did Snowden Act Morally? http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-fleeing-country-did-snowden-act-morally <p>Over the past several weeks, we’ve watched as Edward Snowden, the NSA analyst accused of releasing classified government information, escaped to Russia in an attempt to find asylum.&nbsp; Now that his immediate future has been settled, Fresno State professor Jacques Benninga explores the moral implications of his actions in this segment of FM89’s commentary series The Moral Is.</p><p>----</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 17:16:11 +0000 Jacques Benninga 19953 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: By Fleeing the Country, Did Snowden Act Morally?