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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.

 

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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

homo deus

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

The Hunger Games

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.

Films:

Transcendence Official Trailer

Her Official Trailer

TV series:

Continuum

Travelers

Black Mirror

Documentaries:

The True Cost

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!