Discussion Questions and Videos

This is a list of a sample of discussion questions and video prompts:

Good and Evil Discussion

Watch the following videos and answer the following questions. Then comment on someone else’s discussion post.

  1. Do you think the Abu Ghraib soldiers are evil?
  2. Do you think the prison guards in the experiment were evil?
  3. Do you agree with Milgram that if someone else takes the blame for you, you would shock patients too?
  4. Would you do what the soldiers did?

Good and Evil 2?

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Utilitarian Discussion

Watch the following video, answer the following questions, respond to someone else’s post.
  1. What do you think about dating in the workplace?
  2. What would a Utilitarian say about dating in the workplace?

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 Duty Discussion

  1. What duties do parents have? Watch the following video.
  2.  Does a father and mother have a duty to pay child support?

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Rights and Justice Discussion

Watch the following video, answer the following questions, respond to someone else’s post.
  1. Do you think Illegal Aliens should receive emergency medical attention?
  2. What would a Rights or Justice theorist think about this subject?

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Religion Discussion

Watch the following videos, answer the questions, respond.

  1. Should we allow religion to dictate what you do with your children?
  2. Should there be limits?

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Character Discussion

Watch the following video and then discuss. Don’t forget to respond to another person.

  1. What do you think about suicide? Is it ethical?
  2. What would a virtue ethicist agree? Why or why not

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Egoism Discussion

Watch the following video, answer the questions, and respond to a classmate.

  1. Should everyone be allowed to follow their own self interest?
  2. What would someone who follows the egoism theory say?

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Gender Ethics

Watch the video, answer the questions, respond.

  1. What are the Traditional male/ female roles
  2. Do you follow these roles?
  3. What do you think of the video? Can a family be understood like a company?
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