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The Ethical Life podcast: What's our responsibility to the people of Afghanistan?

The Ethical Life podcast: What's our responsibility to the people of Afghanistan?

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Episode 20: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada discuss the moral responsibility we have to the people of Afghanistan after 20 years of war in their county. Next they talk about whether it’s appropriate to treat those who have been vaccinated from COVID differently than those who have chosen to get the shot. And in the third segment, they debate the ethics of gambling, which continues to see a rapid expansion across the country.

Links to stories discussed during the podcast:

According to Axios, the Afghan refugee crisis is about to get much worse.

A story by The Dispatch says many of the people who live near Fort McCoy, one of the resettlement sites for Afghan refugees, have a message of obligation and compassion.

Adam Rogers writes in Wired Magazine about a discussion among some Texas health care workers about whether it’s ethical to treat those who have been vaccinated first.

About the hosts: Scott Rada is social media manager with Lee Enterprises, and Richard Kyte is the director of the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wis.




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