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For too long, Social media has become a haven for third-party shares of misinformation, false conspiracies and blatant lies. As belief turns to anger, and anger to hate, some have become radically motivated, violent extremists.

While many of these companies have taken some steps to … Read More

“The Truth is Essential.” – A New York Times statement that frequently runs in the newspaper. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:’a8iRPvpvTUxcBXG8hXFVfg’,sig:’Z-niZd03-qfkeqhlE1_Y97DN-6OFGs60TR-qKbvJeHE=’,w:’509px’,h:’339px’,items:’1136415038′,caption: true ,tld:’com’,is360: false })}); The last four years has seen a dramatic erosion of facts and truth, one of the essentials of our democracy. In … Read More

Resilience

Amid the political and coronavirus turmoil, it’s time we turn to a story that demonstrates the best we can be.

After a launch delay due to Tropical Storm Eta, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule successfully launched last night carrying four astronauts to … Read More

In 2006, I completed a survey entitled, Honesty and Trust in America. While the study took place 14 years ago, the solutions from more than 8,000 Americans are more relevant than ever.

“When it comes to grading the level of trustworthiness of various groups … Read More

Two Positive Ethics Stories

While attending a conference last week, I found myself in an elevator with two other attendees. While my name tag appeared to suggest I was speaking at the conference, I explained that I do write and speak on ethics. One attendee smiled and asked, “Does … Read More

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.”

Fact-check: while attributed to Winston Churchill, versions of the expression existed as far back as the 1700s. Since the advent of social media, however, that cautionary quote … Read More