On the next Philosophy in Action Radio, I'll answer questions on fraud and deception, people unworthy of the truth, deception in a business partner, and more. The live broadcast begins at 8 am PT / 9 MT / 10 CT / 11 ET on Sunday, 8 March 2015. If you can't attend live, be sure to listen to the podcast later.

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Sunday, 8 March 2015: Q&A on Fraud and Deception, Honesty, Trust in Business, and More

On Sunday, 8 March 2015, Greg Perkins and I will answer questions on fraud and deception, people unworthy of the truth, deception in a business partner, and more on Philosophy in Action Radio. This episode of internet radio airs at 8 am PT / 9 MT / 10 CT / 11 ET in our live studio. If you can't listen live, you'll find the podcast on the episode's archive page.

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Sunday, 15 March 2015: Q&A on Philosophy, Confederate Flags, Abortion Funding, and More

On Sunday, 15 March 2015, Greg Perkins and I will answer questions on major branches of philosophy, displaying the confederate flag, taxpayer-funded abortions, and more on Philosophy in Action Radio. This episode of internet radio airs at 8 am PT / 9 MT / 10 CT / 11 ET in our live studio. If you can't listen live, you'll find the podcast on the episode's archive page.

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Sunday, 29 March 2015: Q&A on Rights, Extreme Cases, Being Helpful, and More

On Sunday, 29 March 2015, Greg Perkins and I will answer questions on claims of rights to food and shelter, extreme cases, being helpful to a disliked co-worker, and more on Philosophy in Action Radio. This episode of internet radio airs at 8 am PT / 9 MT / 10 CT / 11 ET in our live studio. If you can't listen live, you'll find the podcast on the episode's archive page.

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Sunday, 1 March 2015: Q&A on Character, Revenge Porn, Atheism, and More

On Sunday, 1 March 2015, Greg Perkins and I answered questions on the nature of character, revenge porn, coming out as an atheist, and more on Philosophy in Action Radio. If you missed the live broadcast, you can now listen to the podcast.

What is the nature of character? Should revenge porn be illegal? How can I avoid coming out as an atheist to my boyfriend's parents?

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Sunday, 22 February 2015: Q&A on Forcing People to Govern, Herd Immunity, and Interruptions at Work

On Sunday, 22 February 2015, Greg Perkins and I answered questions on forcing people to govern, vaccinating for herd immunity, minimizing interruptions at work, and more on Philosophy in Action Radio. If you missed the live broadcast, you can now listen to the podcast.

Could unwilling people be compelled to govern? Do parents have a moral duty to vaccinate their children to improve 'herd immunity'? How can I minimize interruptions at work?

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Sunday, 15 February 2015: Q&A on Resilience, Nuisances, Sharing Activities, and More

On Sunday, 15 February 2015, Greg Perkins and I answered questions on developing resilience, nuisance limits for new technology, spouses sharing activities, and more on Philosophy in Action Radio. If you missed the live broadcast, you can now listen to the podcast.

Does developing resilience require enduring hardship? How should nuisance limits be set for new technology? Should spouses always share activities?

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Sunday, 8 February 2015: Q&A on Egoism and Altruism, Changing Jobs, Boycotts, and More

On Sunday, 8 February 2015, Greg Perkins and I answered questions on choosing between egoism and altruism, changing jobs quickly, the morality of boycotts, and more on Philosophy in Action Radio. If you missed the live broadcast, you can now listen to the podcast.

Are egoism and altruism mutually exclusive? Is it immoral or unwise to accept a better job soon after starting a different one? It is moral to advocate for the boycott of a business?

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About Philosophy in Action

I'm Dr. Diana Hsieh. I'm a philosopher specializing in the application of rational principles to the challenges of real life. I received my Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2009. My book, Responsibility & Luck: A Defense of Praise and Blame, is available for purchase in paperback, as well as for Kindle and Nook. The book defends the justice of moral praise and blame of persons using an Aristotelian theory of moral responsibility, thereby refuting Thomas Nagel's "problem of moral luck."

My radio show, Philosophy in Action Radio, broadcasts live over the internet on Sunday mornings and most Thursday evenings. On Sunday mornings, I answer questions applying rational principles to the challenges of real life in a live hour-long show. Greg Perkins of Objectivist Answers co-hosts the show. On Thursday evenings, I interview an expert guest or chat about a topic of interest.

If you join us for the live broadcasts, you can ask follow-up questions and make comments in the text-based chat. Otherwise, you can listen to the podcast by subscribing to our Podcast RSS Feed. You can also peruse the podcast archive, where episodes and questions are sorted by date and by topic.

For regular commentary, announcement, and humor, read my blog NoodleFood and subscribe to its Blog RSS Feed. Be sure to sign up for my newsletter and connect on social media too.

I can be reached via e-mail to diana@philosophyinaction.com.

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