Wambui,
It is also empowering to think about ethics outside of religion. This gives
space for reasoning on the effects of decisions we make, and not just their
origin. It is also a more inclusive frame as it is for all humans.
Yes, we need to start from early ages and across disciplines.

Il martedì 1 maggio 2018, Wambui Wambui via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> ha scritto:

> What caught my eye here is the recognition that we can create apps,
> networks, content, and other stuff. But what to do with those things –
> including whether to film a woman being violated before a cheering
> audience, then to share that video with others – is not only a legal
> question, but also an ethical/moral one.
> MIT has chosen to embed an ethical consciousness around tech among its
> students. I\’m sure they also have ethics classes somewhere in the
> curriculum. But taking it to the chaplaincy also says that ethics is not
> only about the classroom, it is about life.
> The violation video shows that in Kenyan society, we sometimes choose to
> use tech insensitively, unfairly, disrespectfully, violently, and
> irresponsibly. Those are ethical/moral decisions, even if unconscious.
> But how to establish that greater ethical awareness among us all? Maybe we
> need to change what we do, teach and model at home. In school, an emphasis
> on the humanities – e.g. art, literature, social studies, religious
> education – should also help our citizens to engage in deeper reflection
> and critical thinking starting from a young age.
>
> Wambui Wamunyu
> Academic/Researcher
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 10:21 AM, WANGARI KABIRU via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>> Yes, interesting that the industry is on the humane approach now.
>>
>> It all goes back after going round and round…..
>>
>> What techworld is learning now is that the traditional values,
>> traditional ethics still apply and are expected of business.
>> Notwithstanding what one believes that they believe in, the basis of
>> creation still goes back to what is good for humanity. Even the first
>> Creator made for good.
>>
>> Traditional business sectors have steered away from this with we industry
>> moguls, governments authorities and business closing an eye for the profit.
>> e.g medical; fake and harmful drugs, manufacturing; fake , Agri; fake
>> harmful produce, value chain; unaccountable.
>>
>>
>> Why this deserves due attention is because a heavy price has been paid by
>> the citizens – ignorant,unaware, too overwhelmed, who rely on their
>> governments to protect them.
>>
>> Be blessed.
>>
>> Regards/Wangari
>>
>> —
>> Pray God Bless. 2013Wangari circa – \”Being of the Light, We are Restored
>> Through Faith in Mind, Body and Spirit; We Manifest The Kingdom of God on
>> Earth\”.
>>
>>
>> On Monday, 30 April 2018, 06:52:01 GMT+3, Ali Hussein via kictanet <
>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Wangari
>>
>> Interesting read. Thanks for sharing. The ‘Humanist’ conversation is
>> compelling. I’m increasingly becoming convinced that Spiritualism as
>> opposed to the modern religion as we know it is critical to the evolution
>> of us humans towards being better citizens of the universe.
>>
>> *Ali Hussein*
>> *Principal*
>> *Hussein & Associates*
>> +254 0713 601113
>>
>> Twitter: @AliHKassim
>>
>> Skype: abu-jomo
>>
>> LinkedIn: ke.linkedin.com/in/alihkassim
>>
>> \”We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a
>> habit.\” ~ Aristotle
>>
>>
>> Sent from my iPad
>>
>> On 29 Apr 2018, at 10:34 PM, Mwanah Cephas Okoth via kictanet <
>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>
>> Interesting!
>>
>> On Sun, Apr 29, 2018 at 8:02 PM, WANGARI KABIRU via kictanet <
>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>
>> \”….But Epstein thinks that providing the next Zuckerbergs with
>> resources to discuss ethics and morals at the educational stage could be
>> even more impactful; a proactive, rather than reactive, way to ensure a
>> thought-through change for the better with technology..\”
>>
>> Humanist Hub Director to Serve Tech Leaders of Tomorrow
>> <www.crossroadstoday.com/story/38025997/humanist-hub-director-to-serve-tech-leaders-of-tomorrow>
>>
>> Humanist Hub Director to Serve Tech Leaders of Tomorrow
>>
>> KAVU Newscenter 25 in Victoria Texas. Continuously covering the
>> Crossroads, keeping our community updated on the…
>>
>> <www.crossroadstoday.com/story/38025997/humanist-hub-director-to-serve-tech-leaders-of-tomorrow>
>>
>>
>> \”…..\”Our next generation of leaders are creating unprecedented
>> technology impacting billions of lives. They also have a radically
>> different relationship with traditional religion than previous generations,
>> so we need to change the way we educate them about ethics and moral values
>> in science, technology and business,\” said Epstein. \”The Humanist Hub is
>> committed to building positive beliefs in community, justice and pluralism
>> for the atheist and agnostic students we serve – and for everyone.\” Epstein
>> will serve as the first Humanist Chaplain of the Massachusetts Institute
>> of Technology (MIT <web.mit.edu/>), joining the Institute\’s
>> Office of Religious Life to officially serve a growing humanist
>> constituency. Epstein will support his fellow chaplains in working together
>> for the well-being of the entire campus…..\”
>>
>>
>> These 8 books are required reading for anyone who wants to change the
>> world with tech
>> <mashable.com/2018/04/28/tech-leaders-reading-list-greg-epstein/?utm_campaign=Mash-BD-Synd-Flipboard-All-Full&utm_cid=Mash-BD-Synd-Flipboard-All-Full#k1XfFkxursqE>
>>
>>
>> These 8 books are required reading for anyone who wants to change the
>> wo…
>>
>> Rachel Kraus
>>
>> Spoiler alert: you won\’t find \’The Circle\’ on this list.
>>
>> <mashable.com/2018/04/28/tech-leaders-reading-list-greg-epstein/?utm_campaign=Mash-BD-Synd-Flipboard-All-Full&utm_cid=Mash-BD-Synd-Flipboard-All-Full#k1XfFkxursqE>
>>
>>
>> \”….With the help of Epstein, MIT, one of the pre-eminent
>> technology-oriented schools in the world, is introducing its own change
>> into how the future creators of world-shifting inventions approach the idea
>> of disruption, to make it more wholistic, and thoughtful. MIT announced the
>> hiring of Epstein on April 24 as its first humanist chaplain. A humanist
>> chaplain is a position in the university\’s office of religious life who
>> serves as a resource for secular ethics and philosophy. The secular aspect
>> is important; Epstein said that 40 to 50 percent of students identify as
>> either atheist, agnostic, or non-religious. With this new position, Epstein
>> and MIT want to bring resources and a discussion space to campus for
>> students to think about the ethical and moral dimensions of how they might
>> change the world with their technological innovations…. But Epstein
>> thinks that providing the next Zuckerbergs with resources to discuss ethics
>> and morals at the educational stage could be even more impactful; a
>> proactive, rather than reactive, way to ensure a thought-through change for
>> the better with technology…..\”
>>
>>
>>
>> Be blessed.
>>
>> Regards/Wangari
>> —
>> Pray God Bless. 2013Wangari circa – \”Being of the Light, We are Restored
>> Through Faith in Mind, Body and Spirit; We Manifest The Kingdom of God on
>> Earth\”.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Saturday, 28 April 2018, 05:08:08 GMT+3, mwara gichanga via kictanet <
>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke > wrote:
>>
>>
>> Good Evening Listers
>>
>> Just a kind reminder of the Facebook in-person conversation with Ebele
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