Are come countries objectively better than others?
In this episode, Ezechiel and Andy finish their discussion of moral relativism. If we don't want to be relativists, what ways are there to know whether one country or system is better than another?
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00:01:16 Utilitarianism and consequentialism
00:05:17 Is there a “mistaken” way to be happy?
00:08:30 Subjective vs objective evaluations of happiness
00:14:09 State paternalism
00:17:37 Do restrictive dress codes actually increase freedom?
00:20:18 Platonic ethics and how to apply it
00:29:45 Virtue ethics
00:32:10 How do we determine “true happiness”? (Are we truly happy?)
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