Everyday Ethics

Everyday Ethics

Provocative weekly debate with William Crawley on moral, religious and ethical issues.

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  • 13 APR 14: Climate Change, Life & Anthems

    Sun, 13 Apr 14

    31 mins

    26 days remaining

    The ethics of balance - is it now ludicrous to portray two sides of the global warming argument? Broadcaster Duncan Stewart shares his view. We explore the sanctity of life - from embryos to assisted dying. And God Save Amrán na bhfiann - we look at the emotion of anthems with a tune or two from composer Philip Hammond.

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  • Global warming population debate, Civilisation and Lourdes' miracles

    Sun, 6 Apr 14

    32 mins

    19 days remaining

    Following a week of Global Warming dominated headlines, a question arises - if people are the problem then is it un-ethical to have more than two children? Also, Kenneth Clarke's legendary TV series 'Civilisation' is to undergo a BBC remake, but is the idea of civilisation past its sell-by-date? And, William talks to Dr Michael Moran about his role in defining the miracles of Lourdes.

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  • 30 MAR 14: Irish Abuse & Zoo Ethics

    Sun, 30 Mar 14

    40 mins

    12 days remaining

    A diocese in Minnesota is suing a diocese in Ireland, alleging it sent a priest to America knowing he was a child abuser. Plus, a new book looks at terrorism responses in Northern Ireland & Rwanda, and claims that we are all probably capable of terrorism, just as we are of fighting wars. And as the 80th anniversary of Belfast Zoo is celebrated, we question the ethics of keeping animals in captivity.

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  • 23 MAR 14 : Do You Need God To Be Good?

    Sun, 23 Mar 14

    45 mins

    5 days remaining

    Do you need God to be good? The question has been the topic of a survey carried out across the world; we discuss the findings. Also, Shechita meat; is Denmark right to bring in a ban on the religious slaughter of animals? And is white slavery an overlooked chapter in America's history?

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