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The Anti-Human Ethics of Animal Abolitionism

On this episode of the Center on Human Exceptionalism Podcast, host David Boze and senior fellow Wesley J. Smith explore PETA’s recent failure to convince the courts to define Sea World killer whales as slaves. Smith explains that while PETA’s efforts doubtfully amount to more than a publicity stunt, it is important to recognize the dangers of the ideological anti-human Read More ›

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The HHS Mandate’s Threat to Religious Liberty

On this episode of the Center on Human Exceptionalism Podcast, constitutional attorney Steve O’Ban joins host David Boze to discuss the legal concerns surrounding the HHS mandate. The Obama administration’s healthcare initiative would force all religious organizations to provide their employees with free contraceptives, abortion-inducing drugs, and sterilizations — regardless of any religious or ethical objections. Listen in and learn Read More ›

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Businesspeople competing with bicycles and running in the city
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Is Capitalism a Form of Social Darwinism?

On this episode of the Discovery Institute Podcast, host David Boze interviews Dr. Richard Weikart about the concept behind a loaded term that President Obama recently used to declaim Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal — "Social Darwinism." Read More ›
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The Difference Between Culture and State

What's the difference between culture and state? Is culture more important than the state? Dr. Jay Richards argues that our culture is built on the great western tradition and that culture precedes politics and therefore is more important, but we must remember that culture can be dictated by politics both good and bad. Read More ›
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Michael Medved discusses the Center on Wealth, Poverty, & Morality

Host David Boze talks to Discovery Institute senior fellow Michael Medved about the Institute’s new Center on Wealth, Poverty & Morality. The mission of the Center on Wealth, Poverty and Morality is to connect the practical truths of economics with the perennial truths of ethics. We are building a sustained and accessible defense of free enterprise, entrepreneurship and stewardship in Read More ›

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Are Economic and Social Issues Inextricably Linked?

On this episode of the Discovery Institute Podcast, host David Boze discusses with senior fellow Jay Richards why economic and social issues are inextricably interlinked and how controversial issues, including abortion and redefining marriage fit in to a limited government world-view. “We argue that Americans are “like tourists on a sunny beach. We’ve heard news of an earthquake on the Read More ›

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Jay Richards on Indivisible

David Boze introduces the new book Indivisible: Restoring Faith, Family, and Freedom Before It’s Too Late, co-authored by Discovery senior fellow Jay Richards and James Robison. Boze discusses with Dr. Richards the purpose of the book, what it seeks to do, and how the world view of western civilization has been shifting.