In this article, Donald McNeil discusses not just events of looting from natural disasters, but when human life was chaotic enough where looting occurred, and discusses the fine line at which a police officer would say “drop that (insert morally ambiguous item here) or i’ll shoot.” Donald McNeil is a science and health reporter specializing in plagues and pestilences and wrote the book “Zika: The Emerging Epidemic.” This source is a good source because it shows us a large range of moral changes and the findings that came of them.
In this article Rachael Rettner discusses many topics based around disaster outcomes such as how news outlets have a skewed take on how people actually act in a disaster situation, and distinguishing what it looting for survival and what isn’t, and saying that looters “make up only a small fraction of those affected by the disaster.” Rachael Rettner is a senior writer for Live Science, being with them since 2010, and has a masters degree in journalism. This source is a good source because it helps shed light on what looting really is and can be.
Deepak Chobra discusses in his video how humanities morals are at the moment, and how they possibly are affecting how we as as humans are “responsible for global warming” and other natural disasters that have affected us throughout the years. Deepak Chobra is the host of the show Ask Deepak, a youtube series covering reflections, thoughts, and inspirations about big questions and current events. This source is useful because it gives us the basis of what human morals are currently, how they affect their environment, and what causes them to change.
When interviewed by Steve Paikin, Lee Clark discusses the details and specifics of many types of disasters and how probability and possibility are related to them. Lee Clark also goes into how what media thinks during a disaster is “just not the case.” Lee Clark is a professor of sociology at Rutgers University and is the author of the Pulitzer Prize nominated book “Worst Cases.” This is a good source because it is a direct connection to credible information.
Author Amanda Schaffer describes how in disaster situations, like Hurricane Katrina, doctors have to make decisions that may go against common medical practices. Schaffer explains that under the stress and conflicts of disaster, doctors will have to choose who they can help, and in many cases, “which patients should receive priority,” and tells us of the varying opinions of these decisions, as well as how each side stands by their opinions. Amanda Shaffer a journalist that has a history of addressing and researching events related to morality. This source is useful because it covers how important morals are affected from a medical standpoint.