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A fast-paced fun-filled ethics podcast for kids and their parents that asks those curly questions. From banning lollies to trusting robots, and from colonising other planets to eating pets, Short & Curly covers it all.

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    • Kids & Family
    • 4.4 • 197 Ratings

A fast-paced fun-filled ethics podcast for kids and their parents that asks those curly questions. From banning lollies to trusting robots, and from colonising other planets to eating pets, Short & Curly covers it all.

    Are some pranks just not okay?

    Are some pranks just not okay?

    Have you ever pranked your brother or sister by freezing their bowl of cereal and milk the night before and then serving them a solid, icy breakfast? Or have you replaced salt in the saltshaker with sugar? Or put big, heavy rocks in a friend's school bag when they're not looking? Pranks can be can hilarious and entertaining, but can it sometimes be just plain wrong and mean to prank someone?

    Brains Trust – Lyneham Primary School: Oliver, Lanna, Toby, Riley, Elly

    • 23 min
    Should you give money to homeless people?

    Should you give money to homeless people?

    Have you ever been asked for money by a homeless person? What happened? And do you think we have any responsibility to help strangers when they are in need?

    • 22 min
    Is Santa Claus a bad person?

    Is Santa Claus a bad person?

    Imagine if you were being watched every second of the day to make sure you behaved well. And then you got rewarded or punished depending on how you acted? In this episode, we take a long hard look at Santa Claus, because news flash, we are told he's watching you day and night.

    • 25 min
    Do athletes have to be role models too?

    Do athletes have to be role models too?

    We admire our favourite sportspeople for their physical skills but do they have to be good people as well?

    Should we expect sportspeople to be role models on and off the field? Join superstar athletes Molly and Carl at the World Ping Pong championships.

    • 18 min
    Do horses want us to ride them?

    Do horses want us to ride them?

    For centuries humans have ridden horses. We've ridden them long distances, into wars, in big races and just for fun. We've developed a close relationship with horses. But has anyone asked a horse what it thinks about all this? Would a horse want us to ride it and how would we even know?

    • 22 min
    BITE — Selling unwanted presents

    BITE — Selling unwanted presents

    Ever opened a present and thought, “I will never use this”. So why not just sell it and buy something you do like?
    Today’s BITE: Is it okay to sell a present someone gave you?
    Thanks to Indi for this excellent question.

    • 4 min

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4.4 out of 5
197 Ratings

197 Ratings

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