Issue No. 05 - September-October (2003 vol. 1)
John Lenarcic , RMIT University
<p>Humans aspire to be rational beings, but our feelings often drive us more than logic does. Emotional intelligence-or the lack of it-often plays a key role in our daily decisions. Some philosophers would argue, though, that every time we make a choice, ethics are at play. In the immortal words of television's favorite psychiatrist, Frasier's Frasier Crane, "Ethics are what you do when no one is looking."</p>
science fiction, chaos theory, ethics, computer ethics
J. Lenarcic, "The Dinosaur and the Butterfly: A Tale of Computer Ethics," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 1, no. , pp. 61-63, 2003.