It would be helpful to bring pen/biro/pencil and notebook/paper plus name tag to Friday Philosophy and Current Affairs podcasts.
1st and 3rd Fridays 10-11:30am in the Sunbury Footy Club Boardroom. The philosophy group offers a group discussion following an audio lecture / podcast on philosophical matters. It provides an introduction to the thinking of great philosophers up to the modern day and always keeps one eye focused on practice to help the group confront its own moral prejudices and hypocrisies.
The first Philosophy Group class for 2019 will be at 10a.m. on Friday next, 1st February.
This podcast from the ABC program the Philosophers' Zone will be presented by a lecturer from Kings College London:
Thoughts on Border protection, Refugees, Immigration in Australia.
Friday 15th Feb - Philosophy: "Illegal drug use". Does ethics have anything to say? Minefield discussion with Waleed Aly and Scott Stephens discussing "how best to respond to illicit drug use.The talk covers challengers to political decision making and ethical judgment about illegal use of drugs. Do we want to introduce new drugs to supplement tea,coffee,beer,wine,cigarettes? The socially acceptable and legal ones.
2nd and 4th Fridays 10-11:30am in the Sunbury Footy Club Boardroom. An opportunity to discuss current affairs with the help of an audio lecture / podcast or guest facilitator. The topic for the next session will be agreed by the group.
The first Current Affairs session is on Friday 8th February at 10a.m. in the Sunbury Football Club Boardroom.
The topic ABC Radio "Fish Deaths, were they preventable?" Are there too many demands on our river system? is very relevant to the recent fish kill and MDBP issues. Below are a few related articles of interest:
Friday 22nd Feb -current affairs - This podcast is on the "Future Tense "icon on ABC listen App. Getting serious about drones. How do we regulate a technology with so many different uses and varying capacities? Think: Privacy issues, Remote weapons of war, fire fighting, etc
Looking forward to Fridays!