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Digital Threat: Talking To Your Child About Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying: The Greatest Threat to Children’s’ Emotional Stability This guest blog was written by Katherine Rundell. Her contact information is below. The blog was first posted in February 2022. Introduction Cyberbullying is one example that can have devastating effects on young people. Cyberbullying occurs when a bully targets a victim... Read more →


The Dangers of Your Child Being on Social Media

What to Do to Protect Them I have previously blogged about whether parents should monitor teens’ social media activities. One reason is the possibility of cyberbullying when they are online, especially on certain social media sites including Facebook…Excuse me “Meta”. I address these issues in my book that is referenced... Read more →


Can AI Be Used to Resolve Ethical Quandaries?

There Are Limits When Incorporating Ethics into AI Decision-Making Perhaps you read the article “On An ‘ethical’ AI trained on human morals has turned racist.” It claims that while machine learning software Ask Delphi allows you to ponder any moral quandary, it may not give you an appropriate response. The... Read more →


Why America's Moral Values Are in Decline

Gallup Poll Blames a Sharp Political Divide I have blogged many times before about the decline of moral values in America. We are falling off a cliff in that regard. Let’s face it: We have lost our moral compass as a society and it’s likely to get worse before it... Read more →


What is Virtue Signaling?

Analyzing Virtue Signaling and its Cousins, Political Correctness and Groupthink According to Effectiviology, a website that helps people learn about psychology and philosophy that have practical applications, virtue signaling “is the act of speaking or behaving in a way that’s meant to demonstrate one’s good moral values. For example, if... Read more →


Should Social Media Posts of Children Be Canceled After a Period of Time?

The Pros and Cons I recently read about Alexi McCammond, who was known as a rising star of journalism, a young Black reporter who contributed to NBC and PBS and made it to Forbes’s 30 Under 30 list. In March, she was appointed as editor-and-chief of Teen Vogue at age... Read more →


The Time is Right to Rethink the Value of the Cancel Culture

The Cancel Culture: Did Obama Get It Right? Several weeks ago, former President Barack Obama was interviewed about youth activism at the Obama Foundation summit. He took on the woke culture that is spreading among the younger generations by saying: “This idea of purity and you’re never compromised and your... Read more →


Pew Research Center Survey of How Americans View the Cancel Culture Does it Violate Free Speech? According to a Pew Research Center Survey of How Americans View the Cancel Culture, 44 percent of U.S. adults have heard at least a fair amount about “cancel culture”. They were also asked what... Read more →


Should Former President Trump be Canceled?

How Should We Hold Him Accountable? Yesterday I blogged about Former President Donald Trump's inciteful comments that stoked the fires of dissent and led to the January 6 insurrection on Capitol Hill. Many people claim that former President Donald Trump should be canceled because of his words and actions. Facebook... Read more →


Cancel Culture: An Ethical Analysis

Evaluating the Rightness and Wrongness of the Cancel Culture I recently blogged about the various ways of examining the cancel culture and its effects on society from calling someone out for their words and actions, to boycotting them and shunning them from society and everything in between. In today’s blog... Read more →


Cancel Culture: A Variety of Perspectives

Cancel Culture: What it is Intolerance in society is being fueled by the cancel culture. The cancel culture is mainly an internet phenomenon where those offended by the comments of another party become denounced online by those who object to the behavior. It is one form of a cultural boycott... Read more →