Dave Rael and Joe Macaluso discuss the nature and acceptability/unacceptability of discrimination. The discussion touches on freedom of association, remedies for unreasonable discrimination, and becoming that which we claim to oppose.
- - Book Club: Man, Economy, and State
- - Rationality of decisions of individual actors?
- - Incompleteness of information
- - Consumer goods and producer goods
- - Our main topic of the day - Sexuality as illustration of the acceptability of discrimination
- - What is discrimination?
- - The example of a baker discriminating based on not wanting to bake a cake for a gay couple
- - Liberty - Freedom of association
- - Institutionalization of discrimination
- - Discrimination in employment and livelihood
- - The importance or nonimportance of membership in a group and how to approach judgement on color of skin
- - The futility of persuasion
- - The present and future of "runaway" discrimination
- - The primacy of sensitivity, empathy, and better parenting
- - Reciprocation of open-mindedness and freedom of association
- - Becoming the thing we claim to oppose