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Does ethics matter in science and technology?

Does ethics matter in science and technology?

A talk hosted by the North Idaho College Diversity Council in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

  • Being clear about our values and principles
  • Technology can be constructive or destructive
  • Science and the ethics of nuclear weapons
  • Considering the ethics of medical advancements
  • Questions and answers
    • How can you be responsible for how others use your technology?
    • What do you think about using animals in research?
    • Did the Buddha address how to create or use technology?

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.