Category Archives: virtue ethics

Amnesty International Leaders Held in Turkey

Amnesty International Leaders Detained without Cause Reaction by Mary E. Latela, 7/17/2017 “Through our detailed research and determined campaigning, we help fight abuses of human rights worldwide. We bring torturers to justice. Change oppressive laws. And free people jailed just … Continue reading

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Liu Xiaobo has Died

photo of Liu Xiaobo and Doll (European Press Photo Agency) Reflection by Mary E. Latela, 7/15/2017 He is pictured with a doll designed and crafted by his beloved wife, Liu Xia. Liu was a scholar, a writer, whose inspiration forced … Continue reading

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I’ll Tell You When I’m Ready Mary Ellen Latela, @LatelaMary,, blog I write because I can’t turn off the thinking, dreaming, writing button. Success with small press non-fiction starting in the 1980s. Formerly called “inspirational” my work is focused on reflection … Continue reading

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Brian Stiltner Develops a Striking Map for Thriving Communities

Reviewed by Mary E. Latela February 27, 2016 Toward Thriving Communities: Virtue Ethics as Social Ethics by Brian Stiltner is a rich, clear, and engaging examination of how to meld Virtue Ethics and Social Ethics for the betterment of individuals and communities. … Continue reading

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