Shows tagged with : Dionysus Awards

  • February 12 : The 2012 Dionysus Awards
    Movies play a large role in modern life. We enjoy watching them; we idolize the actors and actresses who appear in them; we analyze the directors....
  • October 23 : Thinking Inside the Box
    Speaking to the National Association of Broadcasters in May 1961, FCC Chairman Newton Minow famously introduced the characterization of television as...
  • February 13 : The Movie Show 2011
    It's the third annual Philosophy Talk Dionysus Awards show!  With the help of listeners and special guests, John and Ken turn a philosophical...
  • February 28 : The Movie Show 2010
    Movies play a large role in modern life. We enjoy watching them; we idolize the actors and actresses who appear in them; we analyze the directors....
  • February 8 : The Movie Show
    Movies play a large role in modern life.  We enjoy watching them; we idolize the actors and actresses who appear in them; we analyze the...

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  • December 21 : Humanity Violated
    People tend to treat other people who differ from them, even in seemingly small and insignificant ways, as less than fully human. Our tendency...
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    Some consider the commodification of sexual services inherently wrong, something that ought to be abolished outright. Others claim that prostitution...
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    A new year offers an opportunity to reflect on significant moments of the past twelve months. But what ideas and events that took shape over the past...
  • January 11 : What's Next? Death and the Afterlife
    The question of what happens to us after we die remains as mysterious now as it always was. Some think that death amounts to total annihilation of...
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    Morality tells us how we ought to behave, if we want to do the right thing. But is there a reason why we ought to be moral in the first place? Both...
  • January 25 : Anarchy: Dream or Nightmare?
    Anarchism says there's no need for a state, that it would be better to have a society without central government. Anarchists dislike the often heavy-...
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    The number of chronically hungry people in the world is over 800 million, yet developed countries are facing health challenges from rising rates of...
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    Humans are unique as the only creatures on this planet who tell stories. Whether it be fiction, history, mythology, gossip, daydreams, news, or...

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