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Morality in the 21st Century

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks explores what morality means in the 21st Century, with leading global thinkers and British 6th form students.



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Morality in the 21st Century
Sep 3, 2018 BBC Radio 4
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In this episode, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks speaks to the world-renowned political philosopher Michael Sandel about how we can return to a politics of the common good. Producer: Dan Tierney Series Editor: Christine Morgan
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Sep 3, 2018 BBC Radio 4
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In this episode, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks finds out who young people see as their moral role models in the 21st Century and explores powerful reasons for hope for a better, more ethical and more responsible world. Contributors: Steven Pinker, Harvard cognitive psychologist, linguist, and author; Melinda Gates, Philanthropist and co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Heather Templeton-Dill, President of the John Templeton Foundation; David Brooks, political and social commentator...
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Sep 3, 2018 BBC Radio 4
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In this episode, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks speaks to Mustafa Suleyman, Co-founder and Head of Applied AI at DeepMind – one of the world’s leading innovators in Artificial Intelligence – who explores what he sees as the biggest moral questions around AI. Producer: Dan Tierney Series Editor: Christine Morgan
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Sep 3, 2018 BBC Radio 4
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In this episode, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks speaks to the Harvard cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker and the American philanthropist, Melinda Gates. First, Steven Pinker outlines his reasons for hope for a better world, drawing on themes from his recent book ‘Enlightenment Now’. Melinda Gates explores what motivated her and her husband Bill to dedicate their lives to philanthropy and explains who her moral role models were when she was growing up. Producer: Dan Tierney Series Editor: Christine...
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In this episode, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks continues his exploration of the moral challenges posed by AI, by speaking to Nick Bostrom, Philosophy Professor at the University of Oxford, who was one of the first to warn of the dangers of “superintelligence” in his book by the same name. Producer: Dan Tierney Series Editor: Christine Morgan