Tag Archives: ethics

CRISPR Consensus? Session 3 – Bringing in the Public

(gentle music) – This session is really two sessions, or two parts. Grouped albeit loosely into two themes. The first theme of presentations is around how experts are institutions that are focused really specifically on genetics, maybe even specifically on germline editing, are engaging with stakeholders in the public. The next session will be more… Read More »

The Seven Deadly Sins

Christianity has, traditionally, spoken a lot about sinners. In the fourth century, the Church identified ‘seven deadly sins’: failings of character that were to be particularly condemned and avoided by all righteous people. They were; Pride (being snobbish and boastful) Envy, Wrath (getting very angry), Gluttony (eating too much), Lust (wanting to sleep around), Sloth… Read More »

“Isms,” Microaggressions, Ethics & Boundaries – Lois Smith Owens (2014)

[Music] IMUNGI: My name Muthoni Imungi. If you forget that two minutes after I say it, feel free to walk up to me and I’ll remind you my name every time you ask me and I have a name tag. I’m the director of the field program and I’ve been here since August. It’s been… Read More »

The five major world religions – John Bellaimey

Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Jessica Ruby In all times and places in our history, human beings have wondered, “Where did we come from? What’s our place in the world? What happens to us after we die?” Religions are systems of belief that have developed and evolved over time in response to these and other eternal… Read More »

Natural Law Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #34

Thomas Aquinas was no dummy. Remember him? The Italian fella? Christian monk? Philosophical superstar of the 13th century? Aquinas thought morality was important for everyone, and that being a good person was a vital part of God’s plan for each of us. But he knew that not everyone had been exposed to the Bible, or… Read More »

What Is Justice?: Crash Course Philosophy #40

Justice is one of those things that people talk about all the time, without really being specific about what they mean. Activists talk about economic justice. Police and lawyers talk about criminal justice. Parents, teachers, and students talk about justice a lot, too, though they may never use that word. When there’s a fight on… Read More »

What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

Mass layoffs and record profits at the same time, manager salaries, scarcity of natural resources and imminent climate catastrophe, morally questionable advertising, child labor, corporate fraud, financial crisis and the “Occupy Wall Street” movement … These are just a few examples you may have heard about under the topics of sustainability business ethics or corporate… Read More »

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 13: Wrap-Up

Over the past 12 episodes, we’ve seen how the Catholic Church built Western civilization. But where is Western civilization going? What’s next? What can we do about it? Join me today for The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. (music) Welcome to The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. I’m Thomas Woods. This is our last episode,… Read More »

Great Ideas from Sikhi (Sikhism) • What can we learn from this Young Religion From India & Pakistan?

How’s it going everyone? I’m Nick and you are listening to the Fresh Perspective Podcast. Welcome to all of our new subscribers and listeners! Our episodes on science and logic really draw a crowd! It’s true that the freethinkers of our organization value education and maintaining a firm grip on reality. Another thing we promote… Read More »