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We tend to think that bringing a child into the world is a good thing – something to be celebrated, in fact. This assumption is challenged by antinatalism, an ethical stance which argues that procreation is in itself morally wrong, and should therefore be abandoned. In this Moot Point event, Professor David Benatar interacts with Christian ethicist Dr Matthew Lee Anderson, discussing the arguments for and against antinatalism.   ...

If you could live forever, would you want to? At first glance it seems an easy question. But wouldn’t such an existence become utterly boring? Assuming one would desire immortality, are there any reasons to hope for it? In this Round Church Talk, Jon Thompson draws on philosophy, poetry and art to explore these questions and possible answers.   [embed]https://roundchurchcambridge.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/12165040/jon-thompson-who-wants-to-live-forever.mp3[/embed]...

For all the breadth of information and entertainment the virtual world provides, it is difficult for moderns to shake the sense that it also reflects our increasing lack of moral depth and wisdom. Jon Thompson discusses several virtues and how they might help us recover depth of character in a shallow age.   [embed]https://roundchurchcambridge.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/12164044/jon-thompson-virtues-in-a-virtual-world-an-ancient-solution-to-a-modern-problem.mp3[/embed]...