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Unformatted text preview: This is something that didn't have to be looked at ethically when the choices made never had such a large effect on the future. He discusses the fact that the future has no representation, which is why it is so important for companies to act ethically on their own, since as it stands the future can be dependent on decisions made, but there are few rules protecting it. Jonas tries to argue that the main traditional ethics are lacking when dealing with the current technology. This is due to many pressing issues, mainly that of the difference in effect people had on themselves and their environment in the past compared to now. In order to preserve our future so that generations later can flourish, corportations as well as people need to focus on ethical questions regarding how what they are doing may effect the future....
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course CMN 3 taught by Professor Puckering during the Spring '06 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '06