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Very happy to share that The Oxford Handbook of Digital Ethics is now finished and will be out in the next few months! Some of it is already published online. If you're interested in #DigitalEthics, #AIEthics, #ethics, #privacy, #AI, #philosophy, this one is for you... 🧵👇 Image
In this chapter, @SvenNyholm relates the new area of the ethics of human–#robot interaction to traditional ethical theories such as #utilitarianism, Kantian #ethics, and virtue ethics. #AIEthics…
In this chapter, Emily Sullivan and Mark Alfano (@moral_psych) develop a normative epistemic framework for sharing information online. They argue recent technological developments call for a rethinking of the norms of testimony. #epistemology…
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With ethical concerns regarding Henry’s co-authored mass infection study we need to look at Henry’s other studies. In 2021 Canada’s chief science advisor had a stark warning about BC extending intervals between vaccine doses…1/ #BCPoli #BCStudies #Ethics…
Unbeknownst to BCers desperately trying to get boosters at recommended intervals, Henry was conducting several studies using the population as a risky experiment given BC’s rampant transmissions, inadequate mitigation large number of single dosed at risk people 2/ #BCPoli #Study
“If provinces want to find out if the interval between the first and second doses can be extended to 16 weeks…(they( should conduct proper clinical trials by registering participants & explaining to them the possible advantages & disadvantages of taking part”
That wasn’t done 3/
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Way overdue #Oregon media attention, on the grave, *multi-decade* paucity of #Hospital beds & the #Licensed #HealthCareProfessionals to staff them, was provided by @LaurelPorter on "Straight Talk" Saturday ["Oregon hospitals in crisis:… #orpol]. Sadly,....
...this brief, superficial peek at the issue was entirely one-sided - via the view of privileged hospital system CEOs, who ignored generations of #Mistreatment & #Abuse #HealthCare workers have been subjected to, esp. in the #PNW, + the current impacts on ill/injured....
...#Oregonians.. Here, #Hospital restructurings, mergers, layoffs, & closures have resulted in both the fewest hospital beds per 1000 state residents (in the entire USA), plus the fewest number of #Licensed #HealthCare #Professionals per ill/injured residents, as well! When....
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What is Ethics?
Ethics is about quality of Human Character and Conduct, with an aim to achieve Summum Bonum by applications of reasoning, rationality, thinking and analysis in day to day behavior.

Summum Bonum- ultimate end, or goal.
In other words, Ethics is about quality of Human conduct and behavioural character on the basis of established standards, with an aim to to achieve social harmony, Prosperity, success in society.
Origin of Ethics-
It is born out-of Inquisitiveness of Socrates.
i.e. An unexamined life is not a worth living.Human should question each and every thing in his surrounding on basis of reasoning and rationality.
This art will cultivate rational thinking. hence Ethics was born
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@EthicalHourNews @BrendaChoi19 I'm other words, #Mattel corporation will, after 8 yrs, sell, as a successful, expdnding business, even more items, but each wrapped in 75% current environmentally catastrophic fossil-fuel-derived plastics. In short, @Mattel MIGHT do a little less wanton harm
@EthicalHourNews @BrendaChoi19 @Mattel This is how corporations trashing ecosystems, polluting & clogging, for millennia, oceans, soils, our bodies, with plastics, microplastics, toxic plastic breakdown products, cunningly deploy otherwise ethical organizations, institutions to do their marketing.
@EthicalHourNews @BrendaChoi19 @Mattel Let's not admire and praise ruthless, greedy, selfish companies, run by members of the #BillionaireClass, devastating environments, societies, whenever they issue, for PR purposes, proclamations of "green" proposals, not to stop, but slightly reduce the immense damage they do.
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Join us for @CynthiaKubuPhD's Presidential Address happening now! #SCNatAPA2022 #APA2022 Live 🧵👇 1/x
Dr. Kubu discusses the importance of empirical data, values, & in Neuroethics #SCNatAPA2022 🧵 2/x
Balance is essential when deciding between two options, particularly when there are pros & cons of each decision 🧵 3/x
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In the last day or so, a video showing Russian soldiers conducting a hideous and repulsive act against a defenceless Ukrainian prisoner of war has circulated. While I will not amplify this, I wanted to provide some thoughts. 1/15 🧵 Image
2/ First, from a purely human level, I am sickened that one human will do this to another. It is a depraved and inhuman act - there is nothing that justifies it.
3/ Second, as a soldier, it breaks my heart to see a fellow soldier - now a non-combatant - being treated in such a way. No soldier deserves such disgusting treatment.
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Anti-authoritarian and anarchist Visions. Tweets, Texts, books, debates sources... Thread
#anarchism #anarchy #thread
What is anarchism? - Alexander Berkman…
What Is Anarchism? An Introduction

Donald Rooum and Freedom Press (ed.)…
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We are very excited to announce that the @salfordFASD team has had not one, not two, but.... five! abstracts accepted for The sixth European Conference on FASD September 2022 (… ) @ProfPennyCook @GilbertDavidJr @alandavidprice1 @mccarthyjets #research Image
The team are looking forward to sharing the research we have been working on over the past three years with researchers from all over the word @SarahGiles @rajamukherjee10 @blackbu5 @GillRphysio @MargaretRoweUoS @SalfordPH @SalfordImpact More information on each talk to follow:
@GilbertDavidJr will be presenting a talk titled "Exploring the experiences of social workers in working with children suspected to have fetal alcohol spectrum disorders" #SocialWorkTwitter #FASD #alcohol…
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وَاعْبُدُوا اللَّهَ وَلَا تُشْرِكُوا بِهِ شَيْئًا

{Worship Allah [alone], and do not ascribe partners with Him} [04:36]

أَطِيعُوا اللَّهَ وَرَسُولَهُ وَلا تَوَلَّوْا عَنْهُ

{Obey #Allah, and His Messenger, and do not turn away from him} [08:20]

وَأَقِيمُوا الصَّلَاةَ وَآتُوا الزَّكَاةَ

{Establish Salah, and give Zakah} [02:83]
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🔥 I predicted this 🔥 Guess WHO is waking up?! @jordanbpeterson Several 'Clients' of other therapists are now messaging me personally saying they "used to believe in gender stuff", telling me they are very unhappy with their therapists because they are finding out the truth
they have been lied to! Clients MUST speak up Can you believe that 'clients' are now telling their therapists off, firing them, confronting them, asking them questions This is beyond disturbing & beyond ethical. Clients MUST speak up because woke therapists NEED to be called out
Clients are now contacting me telling me that they are discovering they have been lied all this time, they are distressed to find out they have been lied to by their therapists @AbigailShrier to find out that what they have been taught is an ideology & NOT factual @LisaLittman1
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This week an #AI model was released on @huggingface that produces harmful + discriminatory text and has already posted over 30k vile comments online (says it's author).

This experiment would never pass a human research #ethics board. Here are my recommendations.

1/7 I agree with KCramer. There...Text from huggingface discu...
@huggingface as the model custodian (an interesting new concept) should implement an #ethics review process to determine the harm hosted models may cause, and gate harmful models behind approval/usage agreements.

Medical research has functional models ie for data sharing.

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Open science and software are wonderful principles but must be balanced against potential harm. Medical research has a strong ethics culture bc we have an awful history of causing harm to people, usually from disempowered groups.

See… for examples.

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“The post-truth era
In Cairn’s Dossiers” (2018)

A Danger for Our Democracies
Paul Valadier

#pandemic_psychology #post_truth #ethics The Jesuit Paul Valadier argues in the journal Études that
“The Jesuit Paul Valadier argues in the journal Études that the question of whether we have really entered the era of “post-truth” is still open. But “[e]ven if the ‘post-truth era’ is just a slogan, it certainly reveals a danger for democracy.”
Certainly, there is nothing new about the refusal of the truth—we could think, for instance, of the expression “maintaining order,” which was used to hide the war in Algeria, of the lies President Mitterrand told about his health, or of the myth…
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Finally, the #GoldacreReview is published! (During Parliamentary Easter holidays, mid-ping-pong on the #HealthAndCareBill...)

It's 221 pages - each PDF page is a double page spread - so this could be a lo-o-o-ong [Thread].

Here goes...
First point to note, in the Terms of Reference (p5), is that this is about "access to #NHSdata by #researchers, #commissioners, and #innovators" - i.e. #Planning and #CommercialReUse - so it is directly relevant to the operation of millions of people's #NationalDataOptOuts... Terms of reference for the review  1. How do we facilitate a
"185 wide-ranging recommendations for us to explore", says @sajidjavid (p6). Gulp! Time for some coffee...

"systems that ensure #underrepresented groups are well represented" may (partly) refer to this "landmark review", which got off to a slow start:… The far-reaching independent review into potential ethnic bi
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I'll be adding short important points which would hopefully help in remembering certain concepts during #PLAB preparation, to this thread🧵every now and then as I take them out from my scattered notes. Feel free to comment your tips and tricks which would help others, as well 👇
Please don't take any of these as medical advice 😂🙏. Real life stuff is much more nuanced. These are just clinchers for the sake of the exam.
1. Drug contraindications...
-Avoid BAN drugs in Asthma (Beta blockers, aspirin, NSAIDS) &
-DAMN drugs in diarrhoea (Diuretics, ACEIs, Metformin, NSAIDs)
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The Aus Senate this Weds will vote on so-called 'three-parent #babies'. These would be #donorconceived babies, genetically the child of 3 people not 2, made by an unregulated, for-profit industry, where there are serious questions about the future for the resulting child. A 🧵
Three-parent babies are made from #mitochondrialDNA donation. For eg: you fertilise a would-be mother's egg, and a donor egg. You suck the middle (the pronucleus) out of both. You put the would-be mother's pronucleus in the 'shell' of the donor egg. You gestate the embryo.
This is to avoid a child inheriting mitochondrial disease from the mother. What it means is: the child inherits DNA from 3 people - bio father, the would-be mother, and the donor. This *is inheritable*. If it's a girl baby, DNA from THREE people will be passed on to her children.
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Ihr fühlt euch hoffnungslos gelähmt, wollt aber unbedingt was tun?

Ihr wollt aber nicht destruktiv hacken?

Ihr könnt was ganz konkretes tun ☝️

#Fakenews der Russen analysieren und diese dann veröffentlichen.

Recherche und Analyse können wir doch alle!

#Ethik #defensive
You feel hopelessly paralyzed, but you really want to do something?

But you don't want to hack destructively?

You can do something concrete ☝️

Analyze #fakenews of the Russians and then publish them.

We can all do research and analysis!

#ethics #defensive

Thnx @Hispeeday 👌
Вы чувствуете себя безнадежно парализованным, но хотите что-то сделать?
Но вы не хотите заниматься деструктивным взломом?
Вы можете сделать что-то конкретное ☝️.
Анализируйте #fakenews от русских и затем публикуйте их.
Мы все можем проводить исследования и анализ!
#этика #защита
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The so-called Defence Analyst Ayesha Siddiqua Agha is probably a PhD & doesn’t even know the difference between a Tout & Honourably Resigned Retired Officer of #IntelligenceBureau Government of #Pakistan

She is the lowest scum on Earth probably a fifth columnist too Image
معروف پاکستانی دفاعی مبصرہ و مصنفہ عائشہ صدیقہ آغا غالبا” پی ایچ ڈی ہیں اور سی ایس ایس بھی مگر انکو ٹاؤٹ اور افسر کے فرق کا معلوم نہیں ۔ ٹاؤٹ وہ ہوتا ہے جو کسی دشمن ملک کے لیئے جاسوسی کرتا ہے جیسے کہ عائشہ صدیقہ آغا خود ہیں اور انکی گزر اوقت قبر اور مزار کی آمدنی سے ہوتی ہے Image
She must know that since she is herself an Agent Provocateur that Touts / Agents / Source / Cutouts are those (like herself) who are recruited by an Officer / Case Officer / Handler for the task !

Please do read my Twitter Profile I have clearly written who I was Image
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I feel a need to apologize on behalf of #psychology
The organisations & #psychologists have burned their profession down. Many still champion this dying spiralling wokeism, in spite of contrary evidence, for their own selfish need for relevance. This damage is likely irreparable
This toxic wokeism has infected all #Psychology Organizations. The Australian #Psychological @AustPsych Society’s ex president Bob Montgomery is a convicted sex offender in jail & the APS couldn’t even genuinely apologize 👉🏻…
Then we have the Australian Psychological Society’s one way affirmation medicalisation approach of transgendering children/teens and denial of social contagion as one factor in the 4000% increase & the silencing/harassment of psychologists who disagree 👉🏻…
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#Suicide by Clinic-Referred #Transgender #Adolescents in the United Kingdom. Great piece here urging us to reflect upon & think about, if evidence based #science is still your thing. Biggs (2022) conclusion asks us to question #medical responsibility.…
How do we know if we are acting responsibly when we are offering ‘information’? What information are we offering? What if that information is on risk for #selfharm & #suicide? As a part of our daily #dutyofcare part of the #safeguarding process?
What about if that information is relied upon when we obtain parental consent for intervention with #children & #adolescents? What if that information isn’t true, is inaccurate, exaggerated, inflated, distorted? #science
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Notes from my book: Receiving many messages, DM’s & emails over ‘safeguarding’. I have worked in this industry for 30 years. Safeguarding chapter: #MentalHeath professionals are human & make mistakes, because they are human. They are first & fore-mostly trained in #safeguarding
Their ethos is to ‘Do No Harm’. Most people don’t understand what this means. #Therapists & mental health professionals disagree on many issues. They are divided on what safeguarding means to them #Childsafety & #childprotection have always been fraught by #childsafety challenges
In 2015, I began raising #safeguarding concerns with My regulatory board & the #psychology organisations. These were serious concerns. Over those years, I was ignored, brushed off, #silenced or told it wasn’t a problem. The Australian Senate held an #inquiry into our regulatory
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