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Technology companies are locked in an arms race to seize your attention, and that race is tearing apart our shared social fabric. In this inaugural podcast from the Center for Humane Technology, hosts Tristan Harris and Aza Raskin will expose the hidden designs that have the power to hijack our attention, manipulate our choices and destabilize our real world communities. They’ll explore what it means to become sophisticated about human nature, by interviewing hypnotists, magicians, experts o ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Stanford University's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the nature of consciousness ...
 
Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy, recent work on moral psychology and neuroscience, and the overlap between the two.
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
 
Thinking better about ethical questions about education. We also make episodes study guides and curriculum to teach with. Produced by the Center for Ethics and Education at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER), at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Thank you to the Spencer Foundation for funding this work.
 
High-stakes ethics decisions are common in health care. What should you do? Each month, the AMA Journal of Ethics’ podcast, Ethics Talk, features interviews with influential experts and leaders on a wide range of cultural, historical, legal, and social topics in health care ethics. We sort through interesting, important, and difficult questions, talk about how to weigh competing values, and offer strategies for navigating real world tough cases.
 
Presented by Causeartist, Disruptors for GOOD explores social entrepreneurs around the world who have dedicated their lives to ethical fashion, impact investing, sustainable travel, and businesses that impact the world in a positive way. The founder of Causeartist, Grant Trahant, does one-on-one interviews with some of the most creative and impactful startups and brands around the world.
 
Veteran TV writers Liz Craft and Sarah Fain demystify Hollywood by making career and personal struggles universal. Friends since high school and writing partners for 17 years, Liz and Sarah have survived and thrived in Tinseltown’s male-dominated entertainment industry, guided by blind optimism and a Midwestern work ethic. Along the way they've learned a lot about kicking ass, kissing ass, and office yoga.
 
Faith Angle brings together top scholars and leading journalists for smart conversations around some of the most profound questions in the public square. Rather than a current-events debrief, our goal is a substantive conversation one notch beneath the surface, drawing out how religious convictions manifest themselves in American culture and public life.
 
ThingsCon is a global community that explores how we can make connected technologies responsibly: How can we make sure that things like the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities work for everyone? In this podcast we talk to experts from our community. Season 1 features interviews with the contributors to our annual publication, the State of Responsible IoT (or RIOT Report for short). Enjoy!
 
Living ethically should be easier. Curious about a zero waste lifestyle? Want to know what the “circular economy” or “slow fashion” really means? Each episode, brought to you from Brightly.eco by ethical experts Laura Alexander Wittig and Liza Moiseeva, features daily, actionable tips to help you live your life more sustainably. Start changing the world by listening to a new, bite-sized episode every other week. For more info, visit https://brightly.eco/podcast
 
Listen to events at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. Speakers and interviewees include distinguished authors, government and UN officials, economists, policymakers, and businesspeople. Topics range from the ethics of war and peace, to the place of religion in politics, to issues at the forefront of global social justice. To learn more about our work and to explore a wealth of related resources, please visit our website at http://www.carnegiecouncil.org.
 
Homespun fun receorded live from the kitchen table in Rye, a delicious small town perched on a rock in the Romney Marshes of the south of England. Hosted by our ladies of Rye; the world's premiere ecological drag lady Timberlina and local lifestyle guru Justina. Expect folk wisdom, holistic household tips, recipes and irreverent chit chat with the occasional fascinating guest... Email your comments, recipe suggestions and sustainable gardening & hosehold tips to tim@timberlina.co.uk
 
Getting Ethics to Work is a podcast that tackles those tricky dilemmas you face everyday at work. Whether you’re a twenty-year veteran of your company or an entry-level employee, you’ll experience conflict at work. And while trouble might seem like it’s caused by organizational or managerial differences, many of those disagreements actually boil down to a tension over values. Getting Ethics to Work gives listeners the tools they need to handle workplace dilemmas and recognize complicated mor ...
 
Food for Thought is THE resource for living compassionately and healthfully. Listen to insightful, common sense perspectives about food, animals, cooking, eating, health, language, politics, zero waste living, literature, film, advocacy, and so much more from the Joyful Vegan herself, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau.
 
Snarky Faith is a space where we irreverently wrestle through, life, culture and spirituality. It’s a skewering of religion in culture today. The questions or even answers are never the point – it’s all about the conversation. Hosted by Stuart Delony. Snarky Faith is on WCOM LP 103.5 Chapel Hill/Carrboro, NC Tuesdays 5-6pm EST www.snarkyfaith.com
 
The Ethics Podcast is dedicated to exploring the authoritative book of Jewish Ethics, the Book of Mishnah titled “Ethics of our Fathers”. This book, called “Pirkei Avos” in Hebrew, is nearly 2,000 years old, and it is a compendium of the ethical aphorisms of the great Sages of Jewish history circa 300 BCE – 200 CE. Each episode begins with a biographical sketch of the Mishnah’s author culled from the Mishnaic, Talmudic, and Midrashic Literature, and shares some of the timeless lessons and ap ...
 
A conversation fueled by analysis and activism, all in pursuit of getting our hands dirty to achieve social liberation. We believe in the work of social healing and we believe that there needs to be a diversity of tactics to achieve social healing. We hope the Activist Theology Podcast will be one way that we can explore the work of liberation and healing justice.
 
Commissioner Brian Johnston examines, along with various guests and experts, how the dismissal of the legal right to life has impacted the nature of the law, the practice of medicine, ethics, the arts, and personal relationships. With constant reminders of how a culture of life invigorates and ennobles the human experience, Johnston and his guests give positive answers and access to numerous available resources.
 
Elucidations is an unexpected philosophy podcast produced in association with the University of Chicago. Each month, Matt Teichman sits down with a person of philosophical interest to discuss their view on a topic. Now and again, he is joined by an awesome co-host. Some of the guests are philosophy professors, some of the guests are other kinds of professors, and some of the guests are not professors. Either way, the goal is to develop a feel for how the guest’s perspective hangs together in ...
 
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Science Weekly podcast will now explore some of the crucial scientific questions about Covid-19. Led by its usual hosts Ian Sample, Hannah Devlin and Nicola Davis, as well as the Guardian's health editor Sarah Boseley, we’ll be taking questions – some sent by you – to experts on the frontline of the global outbreak. Send us your questions here: theguardian.com/covid19questions
 
Thirsty for a nerdy discussion of science, technology, ethics, and popular fiction? Dr. Jennifer Terrell and Iris Bull (Ph.D. student) talk each week about their ongoing college course designed and organized around these topics. We start by asking, “What is the role of popular culture texts in the construction of sociotechnical ethics?” We then spend 15 weeks answering that question together using frameworks unique to the field of science and technology studies, conceived of by historians, s ...
 
Homilies from St. Luke Orthodox Church in Abilene, Texas - Thoughtful homilies of an Orthodox priest who serves a small parish and teaches Religion full-time at McMurry University in Abilene, TX. Fr. Philip draws on his scholarly work in Christian theology and ethics, but most of all, these are the homilies of a pastor guiding his flock with insightful, practical suggestions on how to share more fully in the life of Jesus Christ.
 
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Brandon Warmke joins Christiane on the show today for a discussion of the importance of moral discourse. In recent years, you may have noticed a rise in the use of hyperbole and grand statement-making on social media, in the news or in political speeches. With his co-author Justin Tosi, Brandon Warmke explore this turn towards big, unapologetic sta…
 
It’s late January, which means snowstorms (here in Wisconsin, anyway), the start of the spring semester, and grad school application deadlines. Universities will be making admission decisions over the next few months, and then applicants will decide where to go. But who really knows what they're getting into when they apply to grad school?? This is…
 
How did Marvel change comics in the 60's? Who were Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, and why did making superheroes relatable have such appeal? Jessica Plummer and I discuss those questions and more on the 3rd episode of our Comics History Series! Jessica Plummer lives in New York and loves Superman very very much. You can listen to just how much on her Sup…
 
Neal Harmon is CEO and Cofounder at VidAngel. Prior to VidAngel, Neal served as Co-founder, COO and Board Member at Orabrush as well as co-founder at Harmon Brothers, a marketing services company responsible for a variety of viral ads, for clients such as PooPourri and Squatty Potty. As CEO of VidAngel, Neal has led the company through a variety of…
 
Introduction I am Ixion, strapped to the burning wheel of fire in the underworld that is my life. A bleak assessment to be sure, but I put it to you that it is the truth. For what is life if not an ever-swinging pendulum of pain and boredom, kept in motion by the insatiable will? I constantly strive for the things that I want, but what I want is ne…
 
What is the meaning of honor? James is joined by Prof. Helen De Cruz, the Danforth Chair in the Department of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, to discuss the meaning of honor in Avatar: The Last Airbender. Their wide-ranging discussion goes all over the philosophical landscape, so don’t miss this one!…
 
In our first episode of all time, we (Iris and Jen) introduce ourselves and explain the origins of the Computer Ethics and Popular Culture course. Oriented to a non-academic and an academic audience, we walk through our approach to studying and understanding popular fiction within Social Informatics as interdisciplinary scholars. Students in the co…
 
Diamonds might be a girl's best friend, but are they the planet's? What if we could create diamonds from thin air, bypassing the With Valentine's Day approaching, the topic of ethically produce jewelry is top of mind. How sustainable is your engagement ring? In today's episode, Liza chats with Ryan Sherman, co-founder of Aether, a public benefit co…
 
When are zero tolerance policies effective tools in workplace culture and when are they vehicles for hypocrisy? On today’s show, Andy and Kate discuss a listener’s question about a zero tolerance policy in his workplace–the United States Navy. On this episode and every episode, we dig into the complicated moral issues people face in the workplace. …
 
What happens after we die? That is a question that fascinates and terrifies us. The future is unknown. It is a mystery, shrouded in uncertainty and dread. Naturally, the human tendency is to try to avoid thinking about those questions too much. In this Mishnah, the subject is ripped open and we learn some very valuable and penetrating insights that…
 
Madeline, Sharon, and their guest Julie Koven have all taught undergraduates and graduate students courses in sex and sexuality. When they read the 2019 story about Professor Cashton https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2020/05/04/george-mason-faults-professor-sexual-talk-students who was chastised for hot-tubbing with his students and regalin…
 
Live From Rye #37 with Timberlina & JustinaProudly presenting their first Poddy of 2021 (and first in a while) we join our 2 ladies of Rye and their holistic homespun fun. Up for irreverent discussion today are winter wisdom, seasonal tipples, gardening, gathering wood, the Wayfairing Tree, secondhand boots and of course the obligatory recipe or tw…
 
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