The Ethics Forum, comment facilities and other interactive areas of the website are provided by St James Ethics Centre for the discussion and exploration of ethics and associated topics. All are welcome to participate in these interactive areas. However, note that St James Ethics Centre does not necessarily support or share the views expressed by any individuals on this website.
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Our discussion forum and comment areas are not link pages and are not meant for publicising web pages. It is acceptable to list URLs and refer to web pages in discussing ethics-related issues in the forums and comments pages. Postings which consist of little more than a link to another website rather than discussion in keeping with the topic at hand will be removed. Member accounts which appear to have no purpose other than including a website link in their forum profiles will also be removed. Any other postings or profiles deemed to be spam or otherwise in breach of the terms of service by the website administrators will also be removed. Contact us if you believe this has been done in error.
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Posts that are deemed to be in violation of these policies in any way will be removed at our discretion. Seriously offensive posts or ongoing personal attacks will result in the member being banned from the website.
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