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AAPAE 2017 Dayo Sowunmi II - Bringing Ethics Back

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My slidedeck from AAPAE Conference in Sydney (June 2017), where I presented on Bringing Ethics Back, in light of the current 'Selfie' way of life.

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AAPAE 2017 Dayo Sowunmi II - Bringing Ethics Back

  1. 1. 24th Annual AAPAE Conference: Applied Ethics in the Fractured State Dayo Sowunmi II – 23 June 2017
  2. 2. Inspiration • Story that inspired my talk here today • Daughter showed me bruise she got while playing at daycare • I said, “sorry, my dear” • She replied, “but daddy it wasn’t your fault” • My use of the word sorry was to show empathy – that I felt her pain, not to imply I was responsible for the bruise • I realised I need to do a better job of teaching her about empathy, and wanting the best for other people 2
  3. 3. Overview 1 Rate Of Change In Our World 2 Norms & Conventions 3 The ‘Selfie’ Way Of Life 4 Applying Ethics As Panacea 5 How We Can Take Action Creatively 6 Q & A 3
  4. 4. Rate Of Change In Our World 4 Volatility Uncertainty Complexity Ambiguity
  5. 5. Rate Of Change In Our World 5
  6. 6. Norms & Conventions • 1949 Geneva Convention not respected universally • Durant (1926), summing up a thought by Aristotle: “we are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” • Ethics, derived from Ethos => Habits… 6 Durant, W. (1926). The Story of Philosophy: the Lives and Opinions of the Greater Philosophers. New York, Simon & Schuster.
  7. 7. The ‘Selfie’ Way Of Life • Percentage of ‘selfies’ on our smartphones? • What does that say about us? • Any link with self-esteem and/or narcissism? • 85% of millennials taking selfies * • The selfie bias ** • Further Research: Cultural or generational differences? 7 * 2016 Osterman Research Millennials Survey ** Diefenback & Christoforakos (2017) The Selfie Paradox
  8. 8. Projected Population by Generation 8
  9. 9. Applying Ethics As Panacea 9 Engrain Thoughtful Habits Into Core Situations • We are complicit in the world’s decline if we do nothing • We are what we allow
  10. 10. How We Can Take Action Creatively 101 – Submission from Navitas Ltd to House of Reps (Feb 2017) • Better collaboration between Government, Not-For-Profit and For-Profit • Charities employ 1.2 million Australians • $100 billion annual revenue (6% of GDP) • Shift mindset to create job for the future, rather than find job of the past 1 Gov FPNFP
  11. 11. How We Can Take Action Creatively 11Source: Australian Institute of Company Directors (2017) • Australia’s last 15 federal governments served terms of only 2 ½ years – that’s Volatility! • Up to three out of every 10 years are lost as governments respond to a shorter election time span.
  12. 12. How We Can Take Action Creatively 12Source: Australian Institute of Company Directors (2017) 6 3 8 4 0 2 4 6 8 10 Senate House of Reps Term (In Years) Today Proposed
  13. 13. Wrap Up 13
  14. 14. The Trigger 14 The next time we witness someone hurt, no matter how slight, we’ll say “sorry” and that action will serve as our constant reminder to Bring Ethics Back
  15. 15. @dayomedia dayo@anode.com.au anode.com.au
  16. 16. Questions? @dayomedia dayo@anode.com.au anode.com.au

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