Daily Archives: April 7, 2015

AN ETHICAL DILEMMA FOR SEARCH ENGINES!!!

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All information is good and bad and in between or a mixture of bad and good information and what Google and other search engines are discovering is that information also has a reputation which can be good or bad or in between.

Criminal, terrorist, malware, immoral, extremely deviant, and untrue or false information is not desirable because it reflects directly on the reputation of the search engine. A search engine should ideally be a trusted source of information and if it is not trusted then its popularity will wane or be subject to legal prosecution.

How do you determine with an algorithm the trustworthiness of the information provided on the web? There is no algorithm which will determine this accurately and ultimately human mediators will be necessary to filter out the very bad information from the mostly good.

Reputable websites will have priority and this will usually mean a website which has been around for a while and has reputable contributors to it. This means that fly by night websites will not be permitted or will soon not appear in searches and humans with good reputations will be the ones whose web sites will appear if they are newly formed. Anonymous websites will begin to disappear from the web and be censored as well as anonymous writers or contributors.

Ultimately humans with good reputations will appear in searches along with their websites and there will be discrimination against those whose reputations are very bad. Humans and bots generate information and soon most information will be traced back to their human or bot generators as a form of protection from very bad information.

Total freedom of speech will no longer exist on the internet and the ultimate goal is to provide moral freedom of speech on the internet and reputable information on the internet.

There is also the danger of political censorship on the web so a legal procedure will have to be devised for regress of grievances if a website is unethically being censored for not being politically correct.

Total freedom of association will also be limited so that criminals, terrorists, and other very undesirable humans can’t freely communicate to promote their nefarious ends. Facebook and other social media will also be censored in favor of moral behavior within the world community.

Sure, criminals will always find ways around the censorship using reputable names or identities as fronts for their operations. This is why there will never be a perfect censorship of very bad information but it can greatly be reduced from the tsunami of crap deluging the internet today.

 

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THE TRUTH ABOUT POACHING+

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Poach: v. to willfully and forcibly steal wilderness and/or private animals (excluding humans) and/or plants

If you steal wilderness animals or plants then you are poaching. If you kill wilderness animals then you are committing an even greater crime and should be punished. Many species are on the verge of extinction due to poaching such as tigers, rhinos, and elephants and it will truly be a tragedy if these animals disappear from the face of this precious earth.

Habitat destruction is worse than poaching and has resulted in some rare species that only survive in zoos. Zoos too are an example of poaching. Taking animals out of their habitat is inhumane so I am not an ardent defender of zoos because animals are sometimes inhumanely treated in these facilities and the animals raised there are no longer capable of being released into the wild with survival potential.

China and Asia are one of the primary reasons why poaching persists so it is obvious that international cooperation and enforcement is necessary to stop criminal poaching activity.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT OATHS+

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Oath: n. a usually legal promise to be truthful in one’s communications and/or actions (eg. “I promise to do what is truthful and communicate the truth so help me mother nature(s) and god.”)

An oath is really a promise to be truthful in one’s communications and/or actions and is almost always used in court before a trial. If you willfully and fraudulently steal the truth or lie after an oath then it is considered perjury and there is punishment for it.

Your personal truth may not be legal truth so you can make an oath to do illegal things based on your subjective definition of what truth is. Your religious truth may be to treat women as men’s servants or property with fewer rights so if you make an oath to lead a marriage according to religious principle you may in fact be disobeying the laws of the nation. It is an illegal promise to be truthful.

Lying about a human in public, especially in print or digitally, may be considered libelous and potentially subject to court action but most private and social lies are not subject to prosecution in court and the only punishment which is usually given is social ostracism.

 “I swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth” is really a promise not to lie. Your reputation is in jeopardy if you do lie after such a promise.

An oath in modern times may merely be the judge or some judicial authority asking-Do you promise to tell the truth? A simple answer of yes is considered to be an oath to tell the truth.

Politicians lying in public can sometimes get away with it because they are in powerful positions and who is going to sue the president for libel or a senator for libel? If fellow politicians don’t have the moral courage to sue the lying offenders then who can realistically sue?

Presidents and senators frequently make promises which they don’t fulfill after getting in office and some of these promises can actually be considered important lies about the future. That is why politicians are increasingly making politically correct promises which are so general that they can’t be contested. Fear of being too dogmatic on issues with polarized views is what keeps many politicians in a non committal position as much and as long as possible.

If you are the president or a senator and facts surface which prove that you lied then obviously your reputation is in the toilet and it is time to try and elect the next potentially deceptive and/or lying politician whose reputation  is still considered intact or good.

Flip flopping by politicians on issues may be considered a lie by many dogmatic believers or it can be justified as a rethinking of one’s position and changing it due to new circumstances or beliefs. Admitting that you changed a political position on an issue is sometimes necessary in modern politics because change is sometimes preferable to no change at all. Local political promises sometimes clash with national political promises which have to appeal to a national audience with national norms and not local norms.

There is also an oath to defend the constitution which is a promise to conform to its principles without misrepresentation or lying about it. It should really be called a constitutional oath which is different than a court oath. Normative changes in society can influence judicial decisions and what is really needed is constitutional change which clearly spells out the legal rights of its citizens if a change in those rights is desirable to fit social and economic reality. 

My evergreen truth book New United States Constitution gives suggestions on how to change the constitution to better make it fit social and economic reality so that the updated principles of the constitution can more justly be enforced without the need for as much political bias in court decisions.

 

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