Everyday Ethics

Everyday Ethics

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

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  • Assisted Dying, Gaza and Franciscan Friars

    Sun, 20 Jul 14

    50 mins

    28 days remaining

    On this week's Everyday Ethics - easing towards the exit - the ethics of assisted dying, a view from a doctor working in Gaza - and the Franciscan friar who's topping the charts.

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  • Gay Cake, National Security and The Talmud

    Sun, 13 Jul 14

    44 mins

    21 days remaining

    What exactly IS a Christian business? And to what extent should a business with Christian, or other religious, values be permitted, in law, to refuse to provide a service if they believe it's inconsistent with their firmly-held moral or religious commitments? Is "national security" one of the most dangerous concepts at play in contemporary public life? In his new book, "The Talmud - A Biography", the Jewish scholar Harry Freedman explores the remarkable story of this ancient text.

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  • Parades & Caliphates 06 JUL 14

    Sun, 6 Jul 14

    46 mins

    14 days remaining

    On this week's Everyday Ethics with William Crawley - with the Unionist walk-out from the talks tasked with finding a way forward on parades, flags and the past, all eyes are now on the Orange Order to find out what kind of summer we can all expect. And as the terror group ISIS - the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant - has now rebranded itself a caliphate we ask what exactly IS a caliphate? And how much of a political game-changer is the emergence of a new, self-styled Islamic State?

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  • 29th June 2014 Game of Thrones, Chimps and Suarez

    Sun, 29 Jun 14

    39 mins

    7 days remaining

    Torture, rape and incest - all in Game of Thrones, Northern Ireland's most famous TV export. But, is gross profit more important than gross indecency? Can a non-human animal be given the legal status of a person? We look at the US court case of Tommy the Chimpanzee. And, we get our teeth into the world cup story that everyone's talking about.

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