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The Mill

"Let's compute ethics."

The Mill is a general-purpose developing project that aims to provide ethical analysis and moral guidance based on mathematics and logic. It is being built as an attempt at finding "intrinsic" solutions to complicated moral situations, such as dilemmas, paradoxes, lifeboat, zugzwang and deadlocks.

The Mill for MOFFAS

Within the MOFFAS system, the Mill contributes to the ranking of a resource object. In extreme cases, it determines whether a web asset should be indexed by Dawn, given Dawn is, by design, inclusive and moderately tolerant. A full Mill report that details scoring will be provided soon.
Here are a few simple examples to illustrate how the Mill impacts ranking:

Local

  • Community giveback +++
  • Sustainability ++++

Independent

  • Equality +++
  • Freedom ++++

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