Journal of Sustainable Society 2018-07-20T14:48:54+00:00 Editor Open Journal Systems <p>The Journal of Sustainable Society (JSS) is a peer-reviewed international journal, published by World Scholars LLC. The Journal advances a critical understanding of the relationships between society and sustainable development. Research papers from such diverse fields as economy, sustainable development, community health, rural development, anthropology, geography, psychology, education, agriculture, tourism, sociology, political science, geography, and regional planning are welcomed.</p> Ethics in a technological society 2018-07-20T14:45:53+00:00 Joseph Nkang Ogar Ushie Abel Idagu Samuel Akpan Bassey <p><br /> More technological products are adding up to environmental degradation and further causing great concern to humanity. Many scientists are of the conviction that our world will definitely come to an end if a wars breaks out involving humanity and technology. Technology they say is advancing to an extent beyond the control of those who have made it. Despite this, it is hard for humanity to do away with technology. Both proponents and opponents of technologies will be worried with the extreme of probable impacts, and the debate can be vulnerable or stifled as an end result. How then, can we assure that modern and emerging technologies are valuable, accountable, and sustainable? The focal argumentation in this paper is to ascertain that we are living in an era of technology that guarantees remarkable change. With major technological upheavals coming, improved moral thinking in terms of being better informed and improved ethical deeds in terms of being more proactive are necessary.</p><p> </p> 2018-06-30T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2018 authors Kantian and Utilitarian Ethics on Capital Punishment 2018-07-20T14:48:54+00:00 Mfonobong David Udoudom Ushie Abel Idagu Leonard Nwoye <p>It is an incontrovertible fact that most societies in the world agrees that if an individual violates the laws, he shall be penalized. However, the variations appear when it involves what reasonably punishment ought to be applied, particularly for major crimes like murder. Death penalty, which additionally referred to as capital punishment or execution, is one amongst these variations that have caused several debates and arguments between its supporters and opponents. Today, several countries are attempting to seek out different sanctions for major crimes like life imprisonment rather than capital punishment. This paper tries to look at the idea of capital punishment from Kantian and Utilitarian ethics perspectives.</p> 2018-07-20T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2018 Journal of Sustainable Society