Journal of Sustainable Society https://www.worldscholars.org/index.php/jss <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> en-US <p>Copyrights for articles published in World Scholars journals 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> jss@worldscholars.org (Editor) support@worldscholars.org (Technical Support) Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:34:57 +0000 OJS 3.2.0.3 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Ethics in a technological society https://www.worldscholars.org/index.php/jss/article/view/930 <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 https://www.worldscholars.org/index.php/jss/article/view/930 Sat, 30 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Kantian and Utilitarian Ethics on Capital Punishment https://www.worldscholars.org/index.php/jss/article/view/940 <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 https://www.worldscholars.org/index.php/jss/article/view/940 Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000