LAS 432 Class Discussion Week 3

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LAS 432 Class Discussion Week 3
LAS 432 Class Discussion: Individuals and Communities Discussions 1 Week 3

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LAS 432 Class Discussion Week 3

LAS 432 Class Discussion Week 3

LAS 432 Class Discussion: Individuals and Communities Discussions 1 Week 3

This week, Chapter 2 considers the relationship between individuals and communities. Oftentimes, this discussion is at the center about debates over technology and ethics. When considering the relationship between individuals and communities, Michael Boylan suggests that there are two main considerations (“The Self in Context: A Grounding for Environmentalism”).

  1. The way that individuals understand their role and ability to act
  2. They way that individuals see and understand their actions within a larger social context

Using this schema as a guide, what is the relationship between the individual and his or her environmental community? What are the individual roles and responsibilities to act ethically when considering technological impact on the environment? Be sure to illustrate your response using a concrete example of a technology and key formations from the reading for this week.

Who you are is made up of a lot of different influences. One of those influences is the community your live and grew up in. These influence have helped shape who we have become and in this discussion we will explore these influences as we apply them to technology and ethics.

  • What is the relationship between the individual and his or her environmental community?
  • What are the individual roles and responsibilities to act ethically when considering technological impact on the environment?

Be sure to illustrate your response using a concrete example of a technology and key formations from the reading for this week.

The expectation for full points is that, at a minimum, you would post your own definition and also respond to at least two of your classmates postings throughout this week.!…