Ethics & Community
communities are composed of people from a variety of backgrounds,
cultures, religions and life situations.
We live in what many people call a pluralistic society.
Our challenge is to find our shared values.
believe our similarities and connections are stronger than our
it often seems our differences are stronger than our similarities.
or ‘doing ethics’, can help us.
means creating the communal space where everyone is invited,
regardless of their views, to work out better ways of doing things
is a process. Ethics
can help us develop a shared story for our society and perhaps for
only requirements are:
willing to listen
comfortable with some uncertainty and ambiguity and
confident solutions and answers will eventually surface,
a detailed perspective on bio-ethics and disability click on the 'Thinker'
icon on the left side of this page.
here for a summary of a presentation by Dr. Margaret
founding director of the Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law at