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Sex, Money and Virtues: Students with Integrity

She refused to have sex with her teacher, he refused to sit an exam for his friend, and he resisted earning money from cybercrime. Let me share with you three encouraging real-life stories of three of my students in Africa and Asia who successfully found ways to live with integrity.   Read More »

Online Distance Learning: the True Value of Autonomy

The 21st century has been the pioneering age of digitalisation, engaging various areas to follow this new wave, including education. Indeed, education has also become digital in order to overcome the barriers of distance, under the name of Online Distance Learning for it to be...   Read More »

When Ethics Becomes a Way of Life

  Recently in July 2018, two events happened globally to give hope and promote the triumph of the human spirit founded on the fabric of values that promote friendship, responsibility, sharing, respect,...   Read More »

The Teacher: Facilitator? Dictator? Innovator? Ethical Authority?

"You are such a convincing teacher" said the student. "Why?" asked the professor. "You are so modest." "But this is normal", replied the teacher. "No, most of our professors behave like half-Gods as if they have all the truth and we are nothing." I could not forget this interaction that I...   Read More »

Hope and Optimism above Fear and Anxiety

    As the year 2017 comes to a gradual end, we at Globethics.net announce with joy and gratitude a message of Hope, Optimism and Courage to all our partners, participants, members, friends and...   Read More »

Does University Prepare Students for Life?

  A key factor to consider first is the quality of education and university services – bearing in mind that not all universities are equal, based on the ranking metrics adopted by international regulatory...   Read More »

'Golden Stories': Reflections on the Golden Rule from our network participants

  “Living in Geneva, public transport is a pretty essential part of life. I always make sure that whenever I’m on the bus, or before I sit down, that no one else needs the seat more than I do, be it an elderly person, or a pregnant women, or...   Read More »

I Began as a Smuggler

  At the age of 22, I smuggled theological books from Switzerland to Romania with my girlfriend (now my wife since 42 years) in her car. I was a member of the group “Books Aid” of the theological...   Read More »

Règle d’Or, empathie et partage des connaissances

Comme étudiant en philosophie, j'ai d'abord suivi avec enthousiasme l'école de philosophie éthique de la phénoménologie (Scheler, Husserl, etc.), qui base l'éthique sur une analyse de l'expérience vécue, fondée...   Read More »

Does University Prepare Students for Life?

A key factor to consider first is the quality of education and university services – bearing in mind that not all universities are equal, based on the ranking metrics adopted by international regulatory bodies, policymakers...   Read More »
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