Tag: Human Rights

 

Tag: Human Rights

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Articles: Bystanders to Genocide

By Jason Marsh | September 1, 2006

An Interview with Philip Gourevitch

 

Articles: Ethics on the Corner

By Carolyn Pinedo Turnovsky | March 1, 2006

As illegal immigration runs rampant in the United States, so does abuse of undocumented workers. But, asks Carolyn Pinedo Turnovsky, what ethical rules should apply to employees who are here illegally in the first place?

 
An example of consolation among chimpanzees: A juvenile puts an arm around a screaming adult male, who has just been defeated in a fight with his rival. Consolation probably reflects empathy, as the objective of the consoler seems to be to alleviate the distress of the other.

Articles: The Evolution of Empathy

By Frans de Waal | September 1, 2005

We tend to think of empathy as a uniquely human trait. But it’s something apes and other animals demonstrate as well, says primatologist Frans de Waal. He shows how our evolutionary history suggests a deep-rooted propensity for feeling the emotions of others.

 

Articles: The Morality of Global Giving

By Jason Marsh | March 1, 2005

An interview with Jan Egeland, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs

 

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