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Valentine’s Day

2/14/2018
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Some say that Valentine’s Day is a made-up holiday, but is it right to simply ignore it? In celebration of the holiday, we explore the ethics of love and relationships.

Duration:00:11:56

Smartphone Addiction

2/7/2018
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How many minutes a day do you spend staring at your smartphone? Whatever the number, studies show less screen time is better for both the mind and the body. This week we discuss the ethics of the addiction in our pocket.

Duration:00:14:50

Companion Animals

1/31/2018
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There has been a significant increase in so-called companion animals in recent years. A cousin, of sorts, of the service dogs that have been around for years. Their owners say they provide comfort in stressful situations, but should they be allowed everyw

Duration:00:17:09

Texting

1/3/2018
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Many of us prefer the instant gratification of texting over other forms of communication, but is our expectation of a quick response reasonable? We kick off the new year with the ethics of texting.

Duration:00:15:46

Resolutions

12/27/2017
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The New Year is upon us! Many folks make resolutions, but is it worth doing? We discuss the pros and cons and provide some tips that may help you to be more successful.

Duration:00:16:46

Ethics

12/20/2017
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As the name of our show suggests, there are a lot of ethical conundrums in everyday life. This week we examine the balance between our ethics and reality.

Duration:00:12:55

Taxes

12/13/2017
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Taxes are a certainty of life and there’s been no shortage of conversation about the minutia. This week we ask the larger question. Are taxes ethical?

Duration:00:15:09

Heroes Fall

12/6/2017
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In the wake of the multiple sexual harassment scandals it’s hard to avoid being cynical. This week we discuss how to cope when our heroes fall.

Duration:00:17:46

Binge Watching

11/29/2017
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We’ve all done it, but is binge watching bad for you? We discuss the ethics of this growing pastime.

Duration:00:14:54

Pet Love

11/22/2017
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Many of us are thankful for our pets, but are they thankful for us? This week we examine the ethics of pet ownership.

Duration:00:15:30

Sexual Harassment - Part 2

11/15/2017
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Sexual harassment is such a big topic we couldn’t cover everything in just one episode. This week we continue our conversation.

Duration:00:14:59

Sexual Harassment - Part 1

11/8/2017
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Sexual harassment has become a hot topic lately. We delve into the ethical questions from both the male and female perspective.

Duration:00:16:57

Halloween

11/1/2017
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We’ve gorged ourselves on candy. Now we’ve got some ethical questions about trick-or-treating.

Duration:00:12:40

Privacy

10/18/2017
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Cameras are everywhere. Computers track where we go, what we buy and the things we look at online. So, does privacy really exist anymore?

Duration:00:16:08

Jellyfish Meat

10/4/2017
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Thanks to climate change, jellyfish meat might be in your food some day.

Duration:00:14:27

Anthem Protest Revisited

9/27/2017
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The NFL player protest of the national anthem has only grown in numbers since we last talked about it, and now President Trump is weighing in, so we thought it was time to revisit the subject.

Duration:00:20:13

The Truth

9/13/2017
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With freedom of speech comes the implicit freedom to lie. So let's talk about "the truth."

Duration:00:25:26

Confederate Statues

9/6/2017
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Confederate statues are scattered all across the Union, and now lots of people want them gone. Is this a matter of free speech? Or is it the erasure of history?

Duration:00:19:41

Free Speech vs. Hate Speech

8/30/2017
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Free speech is good, hate speech is bad, and you can't have one without the other. So where do we draw the line?

Duration:00:27:06

Helping Others (Or Not)

8/23/2017
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Is there a moral obligation to help others whose lives are in danger?

Duration:00:15:49

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