43 min

Taboo Topics and Truths with Professor Jason Brennan Finding Genius Podcast

    • Medicine

If you see a police officer choking someone to death … is it morally permissible to shoot the police officer to save the person?
Professor Jason Brennan from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, argues that yes, it would indeed be just and morally permissible.
Press play to discover:
Why people do not reason well when it comes to politics How the democratic system could be improved How politicians modify their behavior in order to mirror voters and win votes Offer:
This episode is sponsored by Bowmar Nutrition. To receive a 5% discount, use the code GENIUS5 at checkout. Go to BowmarNutrition.com to shop now!
Brennan focuses on issues that lie at the intersection of politics, philosophy, and economics, many of which are considered “taboo” by most. 
In today's show, he discusses a number of his views, including why democracy is a flawed system, why “politics makes most people stupid,” his take on Brexit, and the differences between how voting is currently done and how it should be done.
Episode also available on Apple Podcast: http://apple.co/30PvU9C

If you see a police officer choking someone to death … is it morally permissible to shoot the police officer to save the person?
Professor Jason Brennan from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, argues that yes, it would indeed be just and morally permissible.
Press play to discover:
Why people do not reason well when it comes to politics How the democratic system could be improved How politicians modify their behavior in order to mirror voters and win votes Offer:
This episode is sponsored by Bowmar Nutrition. To receive a 5% discount, use the code GENIUS5 at checkout. Go to BowmarNutrition.com to shop now!
Brennan focuses on issues that lie at the intersection of politics, philosophy, and economics, many of which are considered “taboo” by most. 
In today's show, he discusses a number of his views, including why democracy is a flawed system, why “politics makes most people stupid,” his take on Brexit, and the differences between how voting is currently done and how it should be done.
Episode also available on Apple Podcast: http://apple.co/30PvU9C

43 min