I am a professor of ethics and occasional philosopher at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
I've been busy over the past almost thirty years exploring the ethical implications of technological change, and the ways in which genetic and cybernetic technologies may alter us. The lovely city of Wellington, New Zealand - where the people are friendly and the coffee is good - serves as the backdrop for my thinking.
We're all awaiting a Covid-19 vaccine. It may not mean the same thing for everyone.
Brenton Tarrant is not only a mass murderer, he's a myth maker. We can't bring his victims back to life but he can thwart his toxic myth making.
Let's discourage politicians struggling in the polls from gambling with our futures. They don't have to pretend to have crystal balls but when they make a prediction that doesn't pan out they should be encouraged for openness about where they might have gone wrong.
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