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The Climate is Changing! Is it Ethical to Have Kids? | FF Podcast

The Climate is Changing! Is it Ethical to Have Kids? | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about climate change and the environmental impact of having more children. We also discuss the stigma against women who choose to be child-free.

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Is Tagalog Appropriate for Debate? | FF Podcast

Is Tagalog Appropriate for Debate? | FF Podcast

Erratum: There are 57 million English speakers in the Philippines, while there are only 28 million native Tagalog speakers in the world.

This week, we talk about Teddy Locsin Jr.’s assertion that Tagalog should not be used during the presidential debates. We cut through the profanities to see if there’s any merit to his arguments.

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Are Women Equal in the Philippines? | FF Podcast

Are Women Equal in the Philippines? | FF Podcast

This week, we celebrate International Women’s Day with sociologist Nicole Curato. We talk about whether women are really equal in the Philippines and discuss the horrors of denied reproductive health care.

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Madonna and the Flag | FF Podcast

Madonna and the Flag | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about Madonna wearing the Philippine flag and receiving threats of banning from the Philippine government. We discuss whether the law is just and ask why Manny Pacquiao wore the flag without issue.

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Are Lotteries Unethical? | FF Podcast

Are Lotteries Unethical? | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about the massive $1.5 B Powerball lottery in the US. We discuss how rational it is to buy into a lottery and whether they prey upon poor people.

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Feminist Says Transwomen Aren’t Women | FF Podcast

Feminist Says Transwomen Aren’t Women | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about renowned feminist Germaine Greer who claimed that transwomen are not women at all. We also discuss whether people are obligated to recognize a person’s self-identification.

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Alma Moreno and Anti-Intellectualism | FF Podcast

Alma Moreno and Anti-Intellectualism | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about senatorial candidate and her recent interview with Karen Davila. We discuss whether we should expect our leaders to be more like common folk or be better than us.

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Paris, Beirut, and Comparing Tragedies | FF Podcast

Paris, Beirut, and Comparing Tragedies | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about the recent Islamist attacks in France and Lebanon. We discuss how people reacted to the tragedies and whether it’s proper to shame people for grieving differently.

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Humanism vs Feminism | FF Podcast

Humanism vs Feminism | FF Podcast

Meryl Streep says she’s a humanist rather than a feminist. This week, we talk about what the difference really is and why some people might be distancing themselves from the “feminist” label.

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FF Podcast 78: How Should we React to Suicide?

FF Podcast 78: How Should we React to Suicide?

This week, we discuss how people on social media reacted to a recent suicide by a celebrity. We talk about the ethics of behaving towards people affected by suicide.

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FF Podcast 77: Is Marriage Equality Really an LGBT Victory?

FF Podcast 77: Is Marriage Equality Really an LGBT Victory?

Red Tani and sociologist Nicole Curato explore the implications of the recent US Supreme Court decision that made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states.

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FF Podcast 76: Freethinking in Singapore

FF Podcast 76: Freethinking in Singapore

This week, we head over to Singapore for the Asian Humanism Conference. We ask what it’s like to be a humanist in our neighboring countries.

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FF Podcast 75 (Audio): Eavesdropping on Amigas

FF Podcast 75 (Audio): Eavesdropping on Amigas

FF Podcast 75: Eavesdropping on Amigas

This week, we talk about the so-called amigas and eavesdropping in the age of social media. We discuss the ethics of publicizing private conversations and the meaning of privacy.

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FF Podcast 75: Eavesdropping on Amigas

FF Podcast 75: Eavesdropping on Amigas

This week, we talk about the so-called amigas and eavesdropping in the age of social media. We discuss the ethics of publicizing private conversations and the meaning of privacy.

You may also download the podcast file here.

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

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