The ecological validity in moral decision-making research

Despite the many studies investigating dishonest behaviour, the ecological validity in moral decision-making research is lacking. Many studies used paradigms of instructed lying and as a result the lying observed in these studies is different from more spontaneous forms of lying as it does not involve the voluntary intention to lie. Additionally, participants are not … Read more

How To Minimize Bias And Increase Objective Decision Making

Cognitive bias is a systematic flaw in one’s perception of being in a particular environment. The term “systematic” is very important because it asserts that these errors are not accidental. Bias is not due to a person being careless or forgetting something, it happens because the environment filters out information that people can observe. Imagine … Read more

A REVIEW ON THE END-OF-LIFE CARE AND PRAGMATIC DECISION MAKING: A BIOETHICAL PERSPECTIVE

D. Micah Hester’s book End-of-Life Care and Pragmatic Decision Making: A Bioethical Perspective is a reviving examination of good issues encompassing look after the withering utilizing what he calls a profoundly experimental logic vigorously obliged to William James. For Hester, radical observation acknowledges as genuine any experience, and in this way necessitates all experience be … Read more

Making the Atomic Bomb Decision

The atomic bomb killed many innocent people, but it was necessary to end World War II? After World War II began in 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced the neutrality of the United States. Many people in the United States thought that their country should stay out of the war. The people wanted the Allied … Read more

Making Fun Of Optimism, Religion And Greed

Voltaire who was a French writer, philosopher and one of the leaders of the Enlightenment is known as one of the greatest satirist ever. Voltaire wrote about important genres: tragedy, history, philosophy and fiction just as his English contemporary Samuel Johnson. American heritage dictionary defines satire as, “An artistic work in which human vice or … Read more