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Why Many Mormons Are Uncomfortable with Mitt Romney
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http://bigthink.com/ According to Matthew Bowman, author of The Mormon People, Mormons have "a fairly well developed sense of persecution and a sense...that the nation might be hostile to them." That is why, Bowman argues many Mormons are "uncomfortable with Mitt Romney's bid for the presidency." Directed / Produced by Elizabeth Rodd and Jonat... Read more

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- -: Why Many Mormons Are Uncomfortable with Mitt Romney

March 16, 2012 (over 2 years ago)

http://bigthink.com/ According to Matthew Bowman, author of The Mormon People, Mormons have "a fairly well developed sense of persecution and a sense...that the nation might be hostile to them." That is why, Bowman argues many Mormons are "uncomfortable with Mitt Romney's bid for the presidency....

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Source: Big Think

- -: Caprica - Why A Prequel? (Paley Center)

February 3, 2012 (over 2 years ago)

Moderator David Bushman (TV Curator) asks Caprica Executive Producers David Eick and Ronald Moore why they chose to make a prequel to Battlestar Galactica.

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- -: Rebecca Saxe: How we read each other's minds

September 11, 2009 (about 5 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Sensing the motives and feelings of others is a natural talent for humans. But how do we do it? Here, Rebecca Saxe shares fascinating lab work that uncovers how the brain thinks about other peoples' thoughts -- and judges their actions. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the...

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- -: TEDxZurich - Molly Crockett - Drugs and morals

October 20, 2011 (almost 3 years ago)

Does your sense of fairness depend on what you ate for breakfast? Can Prozac influence your judgment of what is right or wrong? How can we encourage people to care about the welfare of others? Molly Crockett's research addresses these questions. She believes that understanding the brain can enabl...

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- -: Religion Panel - Do Atheists Lack "Spiritual Values?"

August 6, 2007 (about 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=940 A panel of religious experts debates the question of whether or not "spiritual values" can be said to be held by individuals who to not profess a belief in God. This excerpt is taken from a program titled "Religion in U.S. Culture and ...

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- -: Why Bother Listening to Opinions You Disagree With?

August 31, 2007 (about 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=969 Jacob Needleman, author and professor of philosophy at San Francisco State University, argues that the act of listening is a critical step in the development of a personal morality. ----- Jacob Needleman discusses "Why Can't We Be Goo...

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- -: Is It Ethical for Parents to Choose Their Child's Sex?

September 21, 2007 (almost 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=1477 Philosopher Michael Sandel and medical researcher William Haseltine debate ethical issues in genetic engineering, in a conversation with the Aspen Institute's Elliot Gerson. ----- "The Case Against Perfection: Ethics in the Age of Ge...

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- -: Ben Stein - Does America Lack a Sense of Community?

February 5, 2008 (over 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/01/24/Ben_Stein_on_How_Not_to_Ruin_Your_Life Author, economist and TV celebrity Ben Stein laments what he feels to be America's lack of community values. ----- How Not to Ruin Your Life with Ben Stein. You may know him best for his deadpan delivery in Fe...

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- -: Dan Ariely - Finding Cheating's "Comfort Level"

March 25, 2008 (over 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/03/04/Dan_Ariely_Predictably_Irrational MIT Behavioral Economist Dan Ariely identifies a psychological "comfort level" for cheating. ----- Dan Airely talks about "Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions." Why do our headaches p...

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- -: Chances for an Atheist President? - E.J. Dionne

April 7, 2008 (over 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/03/13/E_J__Dionne_on_Faith_Politics_and_Evangelicals Washington Post Op-Ed columnist E.J. Dionne discusses the chances of an atheist candidate being elected President of the United States. ----- E.J. Dionne discusses Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith and Polit...

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