It's one of the most beloved songs of the holiday season, but does this Christmas classic have a more insidious meaning? John and Josh explore this controversy as well as discussing some ideas on how we should approach texts in general when they were created in a different culture / time.
No controversy is too large for us to take on here at On That Point! This week we are joined by PHD student Carl Decker to examine arguments for and against the existence of the almighty, along with discussions on the creation of the universe, and concepts of the infinite and eternal!
Your co-hosts go head to head and debate each other on the topic "Should citizens be required to pass a test in order to vote?"
This week we are joined by our first ever guest Lissa Lising, an immigrant turned immigration lawyer, to discuss the ethical considerations intertwined with immigration policy.
Is life a right or a duty, and what's the difference between the two? Should people have the right to commit suicide? If we allow for Euthanasia, can we protect people from abuse?
Is President Trump helping or hurting himself by using Twitter to talk directly to the people?
Giving to good causes is something that appeals to people who want to make a difference, but does donating to the "wrong" charities make you immoral?
Economics is a hot topic as populism rises in popularity, but what are the best policies? John and Josh take a look at the arguments.
John and Josh explore arguments over whether we should develop AI and how it should be regulated.
John and Josh ferret out which controversies surrounding Charlottesville are legitimately up for debate and which are not.
In this episode, Josh and John discuss what this podcast is all about, who they are, and why they feel qualified to comment about public debate.