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Q&A: Certainty, Sympathy, Scolding Children, and More

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Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh answered questions on achieving practical certainty, the limits of sympathy for failures, scolding other people's children, responding to panhandlers, and more in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio. 

Question 1: What must I do to reach certainty about a course of action? 

Question 2: How much sympathy should I have for people failing in their obligations due to personal struggles? 

Question 3: Is it wrong to discipline other people's children when they refuse to do so? 

Question 4: How should I respond to panhandlers asking for money? 

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