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Podcast Profile: The Morality of Everyday Things: An Everyday Philosophy Podcast

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90 episodes
2020 to 2023
Median: 45 minutes
Collection: Philosophy


Description (podcaster-provided):

The Morality of Everyday Things is a philosophy podcast (top 0.1% most listened to, in fact!) that guides you through the moral questions we may all wonder in life, from "Should billionaires exist?" to "Is God a good thing?" Join Jake and Ant, two friends who studied philosophy, politics, and economics at Oxford before founding Stasher.com together, as they still find time to enjoy philosophy in their sparetime when they break down the key arguments on these and other everyday ethical issues.
This podcast is for anyone who wants to learn more about philosophy and morality in a fun and accessible way. Jake and Ant are experts in their field, but they also know how to make complex ideas easy to understand. They're also not afraid to have a bit of fun, so you can expect to hear some interesting and thought-provoking conversations.
Whether you're a seasoned philosophy buff or a complete beginner, The Morality of Everyday Things podcast is sure to teach you something new about ethics, morality and philosophy. So subscribe today and start exploring the big moral questions in life!


Themes and summary (AI-generated based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions):

➤ ethics of everyday issues • morality of actions and beliefs • philosophical discussions • ethical implications of social and political actions • interviews with philosophers • moral frameworks and theories

"The Morality of Everyday Things: An Everyday Philosophy Podcast" delves into a variety of ethical and philosophical questions that are pertinent to daily life. Hosted by Jake and Ant, two friends with backgrounds in philosophy, politics, and economics, the podcast explores complex moral issues in an accessible and engaging manner.

The content spans a broad spectrum of moral inquiries, from the ethics of lying to children about Santa Claus to the implications of art created by morally questionable artists. The episodes often re-evaluate traditional beliefs and practices through a philosophical lens, questioning the morality behind common societal norms and individual actions.

Recurring themes include the morality of wealth and economic practices, such as the existence of billionaires, the ethics of private education, and the justification for inheritance taxes. Discussions also delve into the ethics of consumption and human interactions with animals, notably questioning the morality of meat consumption and the ethical grounds of keeping pets.

The podcast frequently revisits the role of honesty and deception, examining when lying might be morally permissible, while also addressing broader societal issues like climate change, where the ethics of having children in a compromised world are questioned. Discussions around work ethics and the morality of career choices, especially in controversial sectors such as social media companies, are also prevalent.

Jake and Ant often involve philosophical frameworks like consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics to dissect these issues, providing listeners with a structured understanding of the arguments. The episodes may include references to influential thinkers and philosophical concepts, enhancing the depth of the discussions.

Additionally, the show occasionally features interviews with experts, adding diverse perspectives to the dialogue. Fans of the show can expect thoughtful considerations of both contemporary and timeless moral dilemmas, aiming to foster deeper reflection on everyday ethical decisions.


Episodes:
Episode Image Replay: Should you lie to your kids about Santa Claus? When is a white lie ok?
2023-Dec-24
57 minutes
Episode Image Replay: Is it wrong to have children in an era of climate change? Is it unfair to have babies?
2023-Nov-23
52 minutes
Episode Image Replay: Is it wrong to keep pets? Why is keeping a pet different to keeping a slave?
2023-Nov-09
58 minutes
Episode Image Replay: Can we enjoy art even if it was made by a paedophile or anti-semite?
2023-Oct-25
49 minutes
Episode Image Replay: Is it wrong to send your children to private school? Should all education be free?
2023-Oct-20
59 minutes
Episode Image Replay: Are you a bad person if you work at Facebook? What are the moral implications of your career choices?
2023-Oct-12
51 minutes
Episode Image Replay: Is it immoral to eat meat? Should you be a vegetarian if you want to be a good person?
2023-Oct-05
46 minutes
Episode Image Replay: Is it ok to punch a nazi?
2023-Sep-28
51 minutes
Episode Image Replay: Should billionaires exist?
2023-Sep-20
44 minutes
Episode Image How do we know we're not living in the matrix? Solipsism and another classic philosophy film
2023-Sep-06
27 minutes
Episode Image How should we decide what makes the news? Imploding submarines and manufacturing consent.
2023-Aug-30
40 minutes
Episode Image INTERVIEW: Life Is Hard, with Kieran Setiya - part 2
2023-Aug-23
32 minutes
Episode Image INTERVIEW: Life Is Hard, with Kieran Setiya - part 1
2023-Aug-17
58 minutes
Episode Image Is it wrong to increase the price of medicine?
2023-Aug-09
42 minutes
Episode Image Life is hard, but can philosophy help deal with our suffering and the meaning of life? A discussion of Kieran Setiya's book
2023-Aug-02
54 minutes
Episode Image Universal Basic Income with Professor Guy Standing (part 2) - how do we practically make it happen, and what will the impact be?
2023-Jul-26
42 minutes
Episode Image Universal Basic Income with Professor Guy Standing - what is the moral justification for giving everyone free money?
2023-Jul-19
48 minutes
Episode Image Money in sports - is it wrong to support Newcastle United now they have Saudi money?
2023-Jul-12
37 minutes
Episode Image Absurdism, The Meaning of Life, Camus and Everything Everywhere All At Once
2023-Jul-05
36 minutes
Episode Image SEASON 3 teaser trailer - out this wednesday!
2023-Jul-03
1 minute
Episode Image Is it unfair to overpay footballers? REPLAY
2023-Jun-28
53 minutes
Episode Image Is 'God' a good thing? Part 3 - what's the source of religious moral authority? REPLAY
2023-Jun-20
21 minutes
Episode Image Is 'God' a good thing? Part 2 - has religion been a net benefit to society? REPLAY
2023-Jun-15
36 minutes
Episode Image Community whatsapp group - link in description
2023-Jun-08
1 minute
Episode Image Is God a good thing? Classic arguments for belief - Replay
2023-Jun-05
42 minutes
Episode Image Are NFTs a Scam? - Replay
2023-May-31
64 minutes
The Trailer - The Morality of Everyday Things
2023-May-26
1 minute
Episode Image Season finished - Replays to come for the next 4 weeks
2023-May-26
1 minute
Episode Image Is bullying ever a good management strategy? Raab getting fired, hot-take - end of season
2023-May-22
37 minutes
Episode Image Will AI steal our jobs, or just straight up kill us?
2023-May-10
53 minutes
Episode Image When do you deserve to retire, and have the french taken striking too far? Hot-take episode
2023-May-02
26 minutes
Episode Image Is WFH good for us?
2023-Apr-24
57 minutes
Episode Image Does AI actually understand us, and what does it mean to understand?
2023-Apr-17
29 minutes
Episode Image Should we censor children's books?
2023-Apr-10
48 minutes
Episode Image Replay: should we make the covid vaccine mandatory?
2023-Apr-03
64 minutes
Episode Image Hot-take: Gary Lineker was right, and the unexpected reason we should support refugees
2023-Mar-27
37 minutes
Episode Image REPLAY: When is lockdown justified?
2023-Mar-24
68 minutes
Episode Image Update on upcoming epsidoes on the podcast...
2023-Mar-23
3 minutes
Greta Thunberg is selling a book...noble move or total sellout?
2023-Mar-14
24 minutes
Episode Image Are strikes selfish extortion or justified and necessary?
2023-Mar-06
60 minutes
Episode Image Is it wrong to ghost someone?
2023-Feb-10
24 minutes
Episode Image Should teenagers get a vote, or should we limit voting even further?
2023-Feb-03
37 minutes
Should it be a legal requirement to vote? Can I sell my vote?
2023-Jan-11
37 minutes
Am I a bad person if I don't vote?
2023-Jan-06
31 minutes
Episode Image Should you bother voting? Intrumental vs Expressive theories (FEEDBACK SURVEY LINK IN DESCRIPTION)
2022-Dec-29
30 minutes
Episode Image REPLAY: Should we lie to kids about Santa Clause?
2022-Dec-20
56 minutes
Episode Image Work: money or meaning? Discussion - Part 2
2022-Dec-14
22 minutes
Episode Image Work: money or meaning? Discussion - Part 1
2022-Nov-21
25 minutes
Episode Image Should we have a death tax? - part 2 - Why have an inheritance tax and does it work?
2022-Nov-08
43 minutes
Episode Image Should we have a death tax? - part 1 - Why do we have taxes?
2022-Oct-31
59 minutes
Episode Image Are landlords evil? Part 2
2022-Oct-24
39 minutes
Episode Image Are landlords evil? Part 1
2022-Oct-17
39 minutes
Episode Image Replay - Is it time to get rid of the royals?
2022-Sep-19
84 minutes
Episode Image Are luxuries immoral? Part 2
2022-Sep-15
41 minutes
Episode Image Are luxuries immoral? Part 1
2022-Sep-05
47 minutes
Episode Image When is it ok to put down a human being? Part 3
2022-Jul-19
30 minutes
Episode Image When is it ok to put down a human being? Part 2
2022-Jul-14
28 minutes
Episode Image When is it ok to put down a human being?
2022-Jul-05
36 minutes
Episode Image Should we legalize (part 3)...Gambling
2022-Jun-24
32 minutes
Episode Image Should we legalize (part 2)...Sex Work
2022-Jun-01
36 minutes
Episode Image Should we legalize (part 1)....Recreational Drugs
2022-May-24
51 minutes
Episode Image Is 'God' a good thing? Part 3 - the source of religious moral authority
2022-Apr-28
21 minutes
Episode Image Is 'God' a good thing? Part 2 - has religion been a net good for society?
2022-Apr-20
36 minutes
Episode Image Is 'God' a good thing? Part 1 - classic arguments for belief/non-belief
2022-Apr-11
42 minutes
Episode Image NFTs: the future of art or a pyramid scheme?
2022-Feb-22
64 minutes
Episode Image CROSSOVER EPISODE - Is Liberal Democracy The Best We Can Do?
2022-Feb-08
75 minutes
Episode Image Is trophy hunting really wrong?
2022-Jan-25
52 minutes
Episode Image Is it bad to lie to your kids about Santa Claus?
2021-Dec-22
56 minutes
Episode Image Are you a bad person if you buy gifts from Amazon this X-mas?
2021-Dec-08
54 minutes
Episode Image Do you have to keep unreasonable promises?
2021-Nov-24
60 minutes
Episode Image Here's why cyclists who skip red lights aren't bad people
2021-Nov-10
40 minutes
Episode Image Was Joe Biden wrong to pull out of Afghanistan?
2021-Oct-14
44 minutes
Episode Image Is the death penalty ever justified?
2021-Sep-13
45 minutes
Should you give money directly to homeless people?
2021-Aug-05
39 minutes
Should we abolish the monarchy?
2021-Jun-15
83 minutes
Is it wrong to have children in an era of climate change?
2021-May-14
51 minutes
Is it wrong to keep pets?
2021-Mar-29
57 minutes
Can we enjoy the music of problematic artists?
2021-Mar-06
49 minutes
Can entrepreneurship be a force for good? - w/ beyond binary thinking podcast
2021-Feb-12
62 minutes
Was Twitter right to ban Trump? w/ Peter Suciu and Alex Kantrowitz
2021-Jan-25
58 minutes
Would it be ethically justifiable to make the covid vaccine mandatory?
2021-Jan-07
63 minutes
Is it wrong to send your children to private school?
2020-Nov-19
59 minutes
Are footballers paid too much?
2020-Nov-04
53 minutes
Are you a bad person if you work at Facebook?
2020-Oct-17
51 minutes
Is it immoral to eat meat?
2020-Oct-02
46 minutes
Should we segregate sports by sex?
2020-Sep-23
44 minutes
When is lockdown justified?
2020-Aug-20
67 minutes
Should you have shared #BlackoutTuesday?
2020-Jul-04
47 minutes
Episode Image Is it OK to punch a nazi?
2020-Jun-16
51 minutes
Episode Image Should billionaires exist?
2020-Jun-10
44 minutes