Ethical Calculus

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Ethical Calculus
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    Some vices miss what is right because they are deficient, others because they are excessive, in feelings or in actions, while virtue finds and chooses the mean.

    ~

    Aristotle, "Nichomachean Ethics", Datalinks

    Ethical Calculus is a Explore technology in Alpha Centauri.

    Background[edit | edit source]

    Throughout the history of mankind, philosophers have grappled with the question: ‘How shall we then live?’ Ethical Calculus lays down mathematical principles uncovered by Social Psych (B1) to address this question, essentially providing calculations and functions that determine appropriate behavior.