“Famine, Affluence, and Morality” – Peter SINGER | Talks at Google

Talks at Google was honoured to host the esteemed philosopher Peter Singer to discuss his seminal work "Famine, Affluence, and Morality" and what it means to live a moral life in a grossly unequal world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbgFbZmldeY Originally published in 1972, “Famine, Affluence, and Morality” is one of the most widely discussed essays in applied ethics.… Continue lendo “Famine, Affluence, and Morality” – Peter SINGER | Talks at Google


“Peter Singer: Ordinary People Are Evil” – Jeffrey KAPLAN

All ethics represent a danger for goodness; only negligence rescues it. Having chosen the phlegm of the imbecile and the apathy of the angel, I have excluded myself from actions and, since goodness is incompatible with life, I have decomposed myself in order to be good.” CIORAN, A Short History of Decay This is a… Continue lendo “Peter Singer: Ordinary People Are Evil” – Jeffrey KAPLAN

“Where sceptics fail” – Alex J. O’CONNOR

What is scepticism? How do we deal with our own cognitive dissonance? Can veganism ever be justified purely by reason? These are just some of the questions that Alex O'Connor, a.k.a. CosmicSkeptic, has been grappling with on his youtube channel, viewed by over 40 million people, for the past few years. In this interview, Alex… Continue lendo “Where sceptics fail” – Alex J. O’CONNOR

Peter Singer and Yuval Noah Harari on the Power of Responsibility

What have you done for planet earth today? Watch Yuval Noah Harari and Peter Singer – professor of bioethics, philosopher and author of Animal Liberation – discuss human responsibility towards animals, growing poverty within a neoliberal order, and the increasing impact of globalization on the planet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGH0cyg_tjc The conversation is moderated by Prof. Liad Mudrik,… Continue lendo Peter Singer and Yuval Noah Harari on the Power of Responsibility