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Shouldn't we always strive for equality in the workplace? On today's show, Andy argues that it might be better to strive for equity rather than equality. On this episode and every episode, we dig into the complicated moral issues people face in the workplace.
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Many of us rely heavily on our smartphones and computers. But does it make sense to say we “trust” them? On today’s episode of Examining Ethics, the philosopher C. Thi Nguyen explores the relationship of trust we form with the things we use. We not only can trust non-human objects like smartphones, we tend to trust those objects in an unquestioning way; we’re not thinking about it all that much. While this unquestioning trust makes our everyday lives easier, we don’t recognize just how vulnerable we’re making ourselves to large and increasingly powerful corporations.LISTEN TO THIS
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