Arguments regarding the immorality of procreation are on the rise given concerns of overpopulation and humans' contribution to climate change.
Embedded in the case for protection are arguments concerning the value of our past, in-group/out-group determinations about our shared heritage, and historical injustice and marginalization.
The miniseries takes up a number of philosophical themes (e.g., what it means to know, the nature of authority, the virtue of humility), but chief among these is our existential confrontation with the Absurd.
HBO's miniseries offers a new opportunity to revisit an age-old debate: Should we keep value judgments out of science? Can we?
Much has been made of the US's intention to return to the moon. What did Apollo 11 mean then and what might another voyage mean now?
Nationalist rhetoric and policies are gaining traction, emboldening others to follow suit, and undermining our collective commitment to human rights.
How do the political implications of responses like censure complicate the moral scene? What should be our goal in addressing racism?
How should we balance concerns for legal flexibility and political representation against the enshrinement of minority rights?
Emphasizing consensus can motivate change, but overstating agreement undermines the public's ability to engage in policy debates. How should we proceed?
The ongoing debate over colonial repatriation requires that we confront our history of imperialism. On what grounds can one own another's cultural heritage?