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Q&A: Self-Control, Lying to Surprise, Teen Parents, and More

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Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh answered questions on cultivating powers of self-control, lying for the sake of a happy surprise, people too young to raise children, and more in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio. 

Question 1: Should a person cultivate his powers of self-control? 

Question 2: Is it ever okay to tell a lie as part of a happy surprise for someone else? 

Question 3: What's the rationale for declaring some physically mature people too young to have children? 

Question 4: Should Distributed Denial of Service (a.k.a. DDoS) attacks be illegal? 

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