Journal of Sustainable Society <p> The Journal of Sustainable Society (JSS) is a peer-reviewed international journal. JSS is dedicated to advancing a critical understanding of the interconnections between society and sustainable development. The journal welcomes research papers from diverse fields such as economics, sustainable development, community health, sustainable rural development, anthropology, geography, psychology, education, agriculture, tourism, sociology, and regional planning.</p> World Scholars Publishing, LLC en-US Journal of Sustainable Society 2168-2585 <p>Copyrights for articles published in JSS are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.</p> Ethics in a technological society <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> Joseph Nkang Ogar Ushie Abel Idagu Samuel Akpan Bassey Copyright (c) 2018 authors 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 7 1 1 4 10.11634/216825851504930 Kantian and Utilitarian Ethics on Capital Punishment <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> Mfonobong David Udoudom Ushie Abel Idagu Leonard Nwoye Copyright (c) 2018 Journal of Sustainable Society 2018-07-20 2018-07-20 7 1 5 11 10.11634/216825851504940