The NEIJS Ethics Blog

 Ethics in the news.

Following ethical dilemmas as they challenge our world.

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Business & Legal Ethics

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Business & Legal Ethics

Colleges Are Lying to Their Students

The Atlantic Magazine

Caitlin Flanagan

They aren’t teaching them “how to think.”

K2 Climbers Criticized Over Continuing Ascent After Finding Dying Porter

The New York Times

Chris Cameron

“Seventy mountaineers stepped over a living guy who needed big help at this moment, and they decided to keep on going to the summit.”

Medical Ethics

Risking Their Lives to Ski While They Can

The Atlantic Magazine

Talia Barrington

Winter sports are gnarlier than ever.

U.S. Suicides Reached a Record High Last Year

The Wall Street Journal

Julie Wernau

Older men are at highest risk, while suicide rates among young people have declined

Saudi Arabia Is Dangling Billions for Research on Aging. Scientists Are Lining Up to Take It.

The Wall Street Journal

Stephen Kalin

The kingdom’s plans to put more than $1 billion a year into global efforts on longevity stir anticipation—and hesitation around the country’s politics.

Technology Ethics

Neuralink Wants to Make ‘The Matrix’ a Reality.

The Wall Street Journal

Rolfe Winkler and Jo Craven McGinty

It Has a Lot to Prove First.

We Will Never Run Out of Resources

Wall Street Journal

Marian L. Tupy and David Deutsch

The supply of minerals is theoretically finite, but human knowledge and creativity are limitless.