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Balance in Ethics

Individualism is a philosophy that emphasizes the individual. Collectivism is a philosophy that emphasizes the group. Ethics is the process of analyzing and determining what is the best action to be taken. We know that best actions often focus on the individual and often also include groups. The key is to find the correct balance. […]

Space Elevator Fundamentals

A space elevator is a long thin cable, anchored on the Earth end and held in place on the space end by a counterweight of ballast. The central balance point of the cable is located at a geo-synchronous orbit level, keeping the cable steady over the anchor point. The weight of the cable (and ballast) […]

Ethics of Groups

Most ethical analysis processes will include some scrutiny of self, of other individuals that may be connected to the outcome of the decision, and of groups that are also in some way related to the outcome. “Self” is likely to be given some level of importance or priority over other individuals as this is the […]