Rapid Fire Questions
Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 1 April 2012
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 1 April 2012, I answered random questions chosen by Greg Perkins impromptu. The questions were:
- How do you know that God doesn't exist?
- What do you think of the idea of "guilty pleasures"?
- Isn't life meaningless without God?
- If the government didn't own the roads, who would set and enforce traffic laws?
- What's the proper meaning of the word "greedy"?
- What does it mean to be selfish versus selfless?
- What is the role of a proper government in regards to the unlicensed spectrum?
- Happy April Fool's Day!
- Duration: 7:41
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I'm Dr. Diana Hsieh. I'm a philosopher specializing 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 dissertation defended moral responsibility and moral judgment against the doubts raised by Thomas Nagel's "problem of moral luck."
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