Future Ethics

Future Ethics

A user forum on Reddit asked the following question about future ethics: Which of our closely held beliefs will our grandchildren by appalled by? Here’s a pick of the most interesting responses.

  • That drugs were illegal
  • Eating meat
  • Privacy
  • Our lack of racism
  • Religious over-tolerance
  • Monogamy (or anti-polygamy)
  • Nationalism
  • Nudity and Pornography taboos
  • Charging money for information
  • Representative democracy over direct democracy
  • Our aversion to eugenics or designer babies
  • Imprisonment vs. rehabilitation


Thanks to Josh Engmann for this story.


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