Introduction to Business, Government, and Society

>>Hello. Welcome to the business responsibilities in society course. My name is Duncan Pelly, and I’ll be your instructor over the next 15 lessons. In my very biased opinion, this is one of the most interesting courses that you’ll have during your university career because it has just a little bit of something for everyone. […]

Is Utopia Always Dystopia? Is Utopia Possible?

In every second, of every day, you have to decide between action and inaction. We’re all tangled up in a web of cause and effect and so every choice you make has gravity and pulls us towards one of two futures: one that is more heavenly or one that is more hellish; one that is […]

Is Earth Actually Flat?

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. In 2003, researchers did the measurements and found that Kansas is in fact literally flatter than a pancake. Of course, the Earth is not flat, the Earth is round. Otherwise travellers would be falling off the edge all the time. Right? Wrong. If the Earth was not a ball shaped, but […]

Could our society survive without the state? | BBC Ideas

Could we survive without rulers? Without the state? We have survived for centuries despite them and they’re destructive wars and stifling oppression. Crippling taxes suck half our wealth away sprinklings just a fraction back. It has been done before. Archaeology shows some of our ancestors living in peace for a few thousand years before armed […]

Do Humans Have Free Will, Or Are We Programmed By Society? | Joscha Bach

Like consciousness, free will is often misunderstood because we know it by reference, but it’s difficult to know it by content, what you really mean by free will. A lot of people who immediately feel that free will is related to whether the universe is deterministic or probabilistic. And while physics has some ideas about […]

HPSC0001 – Madness and Society

I’m Bill MacLehose, I’m the lecturer for HPSC0001, the very first module in our catalogue, which is Madness and Society. So Madness and Society is a module that’s an overview of the history of deviant behaviors, what’s considered to be beyond the acceptable rational thought of humans from, really, the Classical period to the present. […]

The Five Most Desirable Male Entities Used in Female Pornography | Jordan B Peterson

know what what women want are dangerous men who are civilized and they want to help civilize them that’s Beauty and the Beast so you know I’ll tell you a funny story and only engineers could have come up with this because they are the only ones that have the unparalleled blindness to social convention […]

“The Press in a Free Society” by Ayn Rand

miss ran very happy to have you with us again our subject this week is the role of the press and let me begin by asking you what ought to be the role of the press in a free society on the broadest sense of the world the press means all media of communication as […]

Meet Alain de Botton | Leaders in Action Society

I grew up in Switzerland, which is, possibly, you know, along with Norway, the most prosperous country on Earth. Many of the problems that exist politically in everywhere else around the world, just don’t exist. There are no debates about education, there are no problems about hospitals or deficits, etc. And yet, people are not […]

“Politics of a Free Society” by Ayn Rand

miss Rand is it possible to speak in meaningful terms of a political system independent of the economic and social systems that we have discussed in previous programs no it is impossible to speak of a political system independently of economics or vice versa of economics independently of politics let’s identify our terms clearly what […]