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Unformatted text preview: example, questions behind the textbooks will ask “If you are droping a bomb from the sky” or “How to make this poison” etc, and after some time, students will think that these are practical issues and they think that making bomb and poison is not as bad. These can be avoided unless they can answer the 2 questions clearly and in a good way, so that they have a clear ethical sense. Another point made by the author that I like is the focus on “why” instead of “how”. Engineers are always thinking about how, for example how to make this circuit, product etc. However, seldom question “why” are those made. For example, video games nowadays are getting more exciting and real. Engineers and programmers are pushing to produce the best graphics and motions ever. However, besides of money, did they think why this is needed? It seems like they did not think about the bad effects that it will bring to the children and the society....
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- Fall '07
- Thought, Daniel Lau SID