Stephen Coleman: The moral dangers of non-lethal weapons| 17mins
Director: TED | Producer: TED
Focus Years: 2012 | Country: United States
Pepper spray and tasers are in increasing use by both the police and the military, and more exotic non-lethal weapons, such as heat rays, are in the works. In this talk, ethicist Stephen Coleman explores the unexpected consequences of their introduction and asks some challenging questions. Filmed at TEDxCanberra.
Stephen Coleman studies applied ethics, particularly the ethics of military and police force, and their application to human rights.