🎧 How do ethics fit into our decisions about where to shop and work?
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🎧 The hosts discuss whether we have the right social structures in place to allow us to develop humility as a virtue.
Things to know today: U.S. regulators OK new COVID-19 vaccine; Ukraine says Russia strike kills 12; Manchin roils budget talks. Get caught up.
🎧 Can the negative slant of news reports be blamed for the generally lousy vibes in the country?
🎧 The Amber Heard-Johnny Depp case or inflation? Why people seem to focus on social issues rather than on solutions that could fix the problems they care about the most.
Episode 37: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada also discuss whether it's ethical to cancel all things Russian because of the war in Ukraine.
Commentary: If the people you disagree with seem completely irrational, that’s a pretty good clue your own understanding of the case is superficial.
Episode 36: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada also talk about the ethical considerations that go into designing our infrastructure.
Episode 35: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada also discuss potential changes to daylight saving time and the sometimes irrational behavior of sports fans.
Episode 34: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada talk about why certain people seem to be able to be at their best in the worst of situations.
Episode 33: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada talk about why it matters how Ukrainians react to the violent incursion by Russia.
Episode 32: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada also discuss the vacancy on the Supreme Court and the recent push to ban more books.
Episode 31: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada discuss a survey that reveals which professions are most trustworthy. Later, they look at what Americans like about their health care.
Episode 29: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada talk about the “Let’s Go Brandon” chant and what it says about us as a nation. Next they discuss UFOs and so why many people are obsessed with the question about whether we’re alone in the universe. And in our third segment, they look at a recent study that shows vaccine mandates might not be working as intended. Links to stories discussed during the podcast: "Three cheers for 'Let's Go Brandon," by Marc Thiessen, The Washington Post "What we believe about UFOs," by Harry Reid, The New York Times "See where 12 million U.S. employees are affected by government vaccine mandates," The New York Times About the hosts: Scott Rada is social media manager with Lee Enterprises, and Richard Kyte is the director of the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wis. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 30: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada also discuss whether automated traffic enforcement is a better way to keep people safe.
Episode 29: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada talk about the “Let’s Go Brandon” chant and what it says about us as a nation.
Commentary: We cannot address the symptoms of deep-seated cultural change through political fixes. Instead, we need to change the way we live.
Episode 28: Topics include the future of vaccines, which film will win the Best Picture Oscar and the political future of Liz Cheney.
Episode 27: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada also discuss the fallout from the terrible tragedy that left six people dead in a holiday parade in Wisconsin.
Episode 26: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada also discuss the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict and how moral outrage often ignores the law.
Commentary: Gratitude, more than any other virtue, is handed down in families by the stories we tell.
Episode 25: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada also discuss campaign yard signs and how or whether they contribute to our political discourse.
Commentary: Those who make overbroad rules, regulations and policies do so because they lack confidence in people’s ability to reason.