Theoria (Philosophy Club) - Are Drones Destroying Democracy?

Mon, 2013-09-02 12:15 -- admin

Theoria (Philosophy Club) invites you to an open discussion, "Are drones destroying democracy?"

In the fight against terrorism, the U.S. military's escalating drone program has become the face of our foreign policy in Pakistan, Yemen, and parts of Africa. In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill explores the moral and legal implications of using drones to target our enemies, both foreign and American.

Nov. 1, 5 p.m., Hopwood Auditorium

Theoria (Philosophy Club) - Are You Good or Evil?

Mon, 2013-09-02 12:10 -- admin

Theoria (Philosophy Club) invites you to an open discussion, "Are you good or evil?"

Is there a physical source behind a person's moral impulses? Is it possible that a notorious psychopath, clearly deficient in morality, was actually "born bad?" This BBC video employs a scientific approach to the question of good and evil.

Oct. 1, 5 p.m., Hopwood Auditorium

Theoria (Philosophy Club) - Reckoning with Torture

Mon, 2013-09-02 12:06 -- admin

Theoria (Philosophy Club) invites you to an open discussion, "Reckoning with Torture."

In defiance of domestic and international laws, the use of torture by the U.S. Government to obtain information from detainees was prolific in the early post 9/11 era. Director Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity) joins Bill Moyers to discuss U.S. torture tactics and what should be done about it. (57 minutes)

Sept. 3, 5 p.m., Hopwood Auditorium

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