What is technology doing to our moral compass? Many people would proclaim that technology is responsible for the decline in moral standards – everything from increasing societal violence to a weakening of the family unit.
But is it the technology itself or the uses we put it to that are challenging – or changing – our understanding of “right and wrong”? Is the technology simply exposing a our moral flaws as the ease with which questionable actions can be taken without perceived consequences?
The video below has a range of very thought-provoking responses from some global experts. Each one of these experts has a point that is succinctly made and challenging – both for and against the notion that technology is affecting our moral compass as individuals and as a society.