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Q&A: Our Imperfect World, Work Versus Welfare, and More

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Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh answered questions on pursuing personal values in an imperfect world, working for the IRS versus collecting welfare, upselling to unwary customers, being like Hank Rearden, and more in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio. 

Question 1: Given the terrible state of the economy and culture, is it wrong to pursue your own personal values? 

Question 2: Is it wrong to accept Social Security disability benefits when I could work? 

Question 3: Should a waitress upsell a customer without warning when given an ambiguous order? 

Question 4: Should I try to be more like Hank Rearden? 

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