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Is “House of Cards” Running a Morality Experiment?

Some classic thought experiments in morality, empathy and decision-making have been replicated in the Netflix hit series “House of Cards.” For those who watch the show it is a unique opportunity for reflection: How far is too far when it comes to immoral acts? And where is the line between discomfort and repugnance in our […]

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Thought Experiment of the Month

What is a Thought Experiment? A thought experiment is a set of circumstances – usually fictional – that are setup in such a way that we can think through a concept or problem. It is a scenario offered for consideration, to prove a point or explore a basic principle. Thought experiments are employed in a […]

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