"The worst part is that no matter how much money we gain or lose, the investor class always gets paid."

— Edwin Lyngar, The big “middle class” rip-off: How a short sale taught me rich people’s ethics (at Salon.com)

"Journalism is a daily process of painting an ever truer picture of the world."

NPR Ethics Handbook

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"If you terminate a conscious program, are you committing murder? Quite possibly. Worse: if you use genetic algorithms to evolve a conscious AI, iteratively spawning hopeful mutants and then reaping them to converge on a final goal, are you committing genocide?"

— Charles Stross, "Artificial Stupids" (on Orbit Books)