Hello BfT fans! As promised, I am blogging the contents of Episode 12 and some links that might interest you. For this episode, I have interviewed Ruth Vennekens, who teaches on the Industrial Engineering and Management degree as well as the Global Project and Change Management degree at HZ University of Applied Sciences.
Ruth lightly touches upon the topic of ethics in the introduction and we go into more detail further along in the episode. Below are the links to two videos that will really get you thinking!
Extra link: Justice: What’s the right thing to do?
Extra link: Ethical Dilemma: the burger murders
Book One: Non-Fiction
This month: Homo Deus: A brief history of Tomorrow
Written by: Yuval Noah Harari
Published by: Harper
Extra link: Official Yuval Noah Harari Website
Extra link: Harari’s TED Speaker Information Page
Book Two: Fiction
This month: The Hunger Games Trilogy
Written by: Suzanne Collins
Published by: Scholastic Press
Extra link: Ruth talks about the fact that a rebel can easily end up using the same tactics as those she is rebelling against. In reference to how rebellion can end up forming part of the very system it rejects, she mentions the letter from Anonymous to Greta Thunberg. Read it here.
Extra link: If you would like to know more about Suzanne Collins and her experience with The Hunger Games, you can read this article: New York Times’s Q&A with Suzanne Collins
Ruth also has sent us some films, TV series, and documentaries that are relevant to the concepts connected to sustainability and ethics that were discussed today. They dive into what our future might look like as well as comment on what is happening right now.
Dirty Money Trailer (Documentary Series on Netflix)
Alien Worlds Trailer (Documentary Series on Netflix)
I hope you enjoyed this post and I really hope that you take the time to explore the links! Until next time, take care!