Posthumous Birth

Recent, a 21 year old West Point cadet was killed in a skiing accident. His parents obtained a court order to preserve his sperm and hope to create a child from it. They believe their son wanted to have children and continue the family lineage. Join us as we discuss this unusual and complex ethical issue.

There New York Times has more on this story here.

Michael Jackson

The recent documentary Leaving Neverland reexamines the sexual abuse allegations against the late singer Michael Jackson. It features two men who allege they were sexually abused by Jackson as boys.  While the allegations aren’t new, there have been renewed calls to ban the singer’s music from the airwaves and other public settings. Can you ethically listen to Michael Jackson? Join us for this week’s conversation!

You can watch the trailer for Leaving Neverland here.

Health Data

Many companies are offering employees perks if they share their heath data from their Fitbit or smart watch. Most people don’t stop to think about the ethics involved. Is it a good idea to share this kind of data with your boss? We discuss it this week!

You can read the Washington Post article we mentioned here.

Side Hustle

Side hustles have become all the rage. Maybe you’ve got one. Ours is this podcast. Do you do it for extra money or because you need the additional income to get by? This week we examine the ethics of the side hustle.

Meal Delivery Kits

You’ve seen the ads and perhaps you have ordered a meal delivery kit. They have everything you need to make a meal at home. But did you stop to think about the ethics involved? Join us as we dig in to this juicy topic!

Genetic Testing

We’ve all seen the ads for companies that test your DNA and provide a basic genetic history. This new fad can reveal vital information about potential medial issues, but what should you do with the information? Join us as we explore the ethics of genetic testing.

You can read the article we mentioned here.