On no-platforming and the Flemming Rose case at UCT; Penny Sparrow; Velaphi Khumalo; legal responses to hateful speech; and how free speech controversies might be used to foster restorative justice.
In the third episode of who knows how many in a series [allegedly] about free speech, Greg and Jacques talk about the election results, Steve Hofmeyr and Multichoice, censorship, and other things.
We talk about absolute principles, negative and positive liberties, and whether Patricia de Lille stole your contact information.
In the first episode of a series on free speech, Greg and Jacques speak about why we consider free speech valuable, and provide an overview of a classic liberal defence of free speech.
Greg and Jacques talk about patriotism, and whether there are ever good reasons to be patriotic.
In the final segment on white privilege, we talk about how to deal with people on the street asking for money, and whether quotas in sport are a good idea. Musical interludes are edits of Soixante-8 by Obsibilo (under Creative Commons license 3.0) https://media.blubrry.com/squarebrackets/p/squarebrackets.co.za/audio/whiteprivilege3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 33:27 — 38.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android […]
In the second segment on white privilege, we talk about whether white people have additional responsibilities in terms of dealing with historical injustice. Related links: Greg, on the complexities of charity when giving to people on the street. Eusebius McKaiser and Jacques talk about whether white South Africans have a greater duty to call out […]
Greg and Jacques talk about white privilege, and whether guilt is a) necessary and b) necessarily crippling.
Greg and Jacques explore the topic of antinatalism – the philosophical position that having children is immoral – with reference to Prof. David Benatar’s book “Better to Never Have Been”.
Greg asks Jacques how a person might know if they are an idiot, and your hosts go on to discuss facts vs. feelings, the value of empathy, and the limitations [and strengths] of reason. Musical interludes are edits of Soixante-8 by Obsibilo (under Creative Commons license 3.0) https://media.blubrry.com/squarebrackets/p/squarebrackets.co.za/audio/Idiot_final.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 25:17 — 23.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: […]