Scientific innovations and responsibility – Scientific innovations and responsibility

As science and technology advance every day and improve our daily lives, their advances are shaking up our customs, our way of thinking and our ethics.

The progress made in the field of artificial intelligence questions us about the place to be given to robots and the threats they represent. Will they take the place of humans at work? What are their advantages over humans? What ethical problems do these often humanoid robots pose?

At a time when vegan movements, slow food etc are gaining importance, we are questioning more than ever about how we consume and especially how we eat. However, overcrowding leads us to question the use of GMOs. What advantages do they have? What risks do they present? Are they the only possible alternative? What are the consequences of GMO cultivation on pollution, biodiversity and even the climate?

Do all scientific or technological discoveries represent progress? What are the responsibilities of the scientist, the explorer, the researcher? How to avoid drifts? Should ethics sometimes be sacrificed to allow science to advance as it has in the past?

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“data-reactid =” 17 “> GMOs have always been a burning issue. On the one hand, GMOs can be very beneficial since they allow farmers to Increase their productions by fighting against diseases and insect pressure. GMOs could be a means to put an end to malnourishment and hunger. On the other hand, GMOs are usually associated with the use of weedkiller and the intensive single-crop farming (…) Read more on Figaro.fr

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Identities and Exchanges – Identitäten und Austausche
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