WOULD YOU DO THE RIGHT THING?
Wed., Sept. 18th, 6:30-8:00 pm (Please arrive by 6:15 latest for socializing, set-up, treats, discussion guide, etc.)
Hunter College, entrance at Lexington Ave. and 68th St., West Building Faculty Dining Room, 8th floor
Photo ID required for entrance to building, please.
Please REGISTER (FREE) at Eventbrite:
** Am I wrong to believe that my friend is innocent of rape?
** Can I turn down a family member’s request for money?
** Is my doctor wrong to refuse to tell me which treatment to get?
** Should I boycott a company or celebrity espousing a position I oppose?
** Can I cut off a relative with hateful views?
These have been recent queries submitted by readers of the New York Times, to “The Ethicist” – as per the column with that title in the New York Times Magazine every Sunday, by Kwame Appiah.
Members of Conversations New York are keen to wrestle with questions like these, together! At this session , we will together tackle 3 or 4 of such ethical dilemmas discussed recently in the Times.
By thinking TOGETHER, we’ll address real-world ethical challenges, as we discuss:
WHAT’S THE RIGHT THING TO DO?
(We also draw from the TV show “What Would You Do?” which airs on Friday nights at 9 pm on WABC-TV, hosted by John Quinones.)
DIRECTIONS AND DETAILS: #6 train to 68th and Lex., or F to 63rd and Lex. We gather at 6:00 for socializing, bonus hand-outs, etc. to start at 6:15 sharp please. Bring Your Own Food and Drink if You Like. Contact/Info./Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.