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Q&A: Nuclear War, Genetic Diseases, Recreation, and More

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Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh answered questions on the morality of nuclear weapons, passing genetic diseases to kids, calling the police on marijuana smokers, productiveness versus recreation, and more in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio. 

Question 1: When should nuclear weapons be used, if ever? 

Question 2: Should people with severe genetic diseases take active measures to prevent passing the disease to their children? 

Question 3: Is it moral to use the law to force someone to stop doing something that shouldn't be illegal? 

Question 4: Is time for recreation compatible with the virtue of productiveness? 

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