Liberals, Conservatives, and Pride and Prejudice Part 2: Crash Course Literature 412

Liberals, Conservatives, and Pride and Prejudice Part 2: Crash Course Literature 412

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature. And today we’ll continue our discussion of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, a book that reads like it was written by your funny and mean best friend, who also happens to be a brilliant novelist and a pretty interesting moral philosopher. / I mean, I love […]

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The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 9: Western Morality

We’ve been talking about a lot of things the Catholic Chur ch has introduced into the world. How about the sanctity of life, the dignity of marriage? Let’s talk about these things, and a whole lot mor e, today on The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. (music) Welcome to The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. […]

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#22 morality, psychology & the world

#22 morality, psychology & the world

we are led to believe that our Morality and Ethics are subjective and relative in this post-modern world That’s actually a misconception. A deliberate deception Let’s use the framework of PsyntegratioN to observe our morality Morality and Ethics are not subjective or relative When a child is born She or He must be taken care […]

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Freemelon Interview with Raw Vegan Rising’s Shane Sterling

Freemelon Interview with Raw Vegan Rising’s Shane Sterling

My loveliest friends welcome back to the free melon Society I’m Eli and I would love today to introduce you to a guy that I came across who runs a YouTube channel called raw vegan rising this wonderful man’s name is Shane sterling and When I came across his videos and lectures, I was quite […]

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Ethical Subjectivism

Ethical Subjectivism

Hello and welcome. I’m going to talk today about ethical subjectivism. Many people are pragmatists, so when i submit that there’s no objective morality the response is that this is unworkable, so I need to find another system. It’s akin to running out of petrol in the desert, and your travel partner responds similarly: there […]

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Moral Pluralism

Moral Pluralism

ONE ARGUMENT THAT’S OFTEN MADE ON BEHALF OF LIBERAL POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, THE VERSION THAT SAYS POLITICS AND LAW SHOULD BE NEUTRAL WITH RESPECT TO COMPETING MORAL CONCEPTIONS AND RELIGIOUS ONES, IS THAT WE LIVE IN PLURALIST SOCIETIES. AND WE CAN’T HOPE TO AGREE SUFFICIENTLY ON MORAL AND RELIGIOUS QUESTIONS, TO GOVERN, OR TO DEFINE RIGHTS […]

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Moral Machines: How culture changes values​

Moral Machines: How culture changes values​

Who would you save, the pedestrian in the road or the drivers in the car? It’s not easy, and yet that’s the kind of decision which millions of autonomous cars would have to make in the near future. We programme the machine but who do we tell it to save? That is the set-up of […]

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Is Moral Relativism the Right Approach? [Introduction to Common Law] [No. 86]

Is Moral Relativism the Right Approach? [Introduction to Common Law] [No. 86]

Here’s a very simple question. I hit you over the head, and a moral relativist would say, “By virtue of the fact that I hit you, you now owe me money instead of my owing you money.” And the reason we don’t do it in that particular direction, is we all understand that the first […]

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My Views On Morality (Is It Objective?)

My Views On Morality (Is It Objective?)

Over the last couple of months a fair few of you have asked me to explain my views on morality, and for even longer than that I’ve wanted to… but, unfortunately, I haven’t been able. Albert Einstein once said that “If you can’t explain something simply you don’t know it enough”, and in acknowledgement of […]

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