Debate: Should the State Promote Virtue?
Date: Thursday, September 13, 2012
Venue: Ybl Palace (1053 Budapest, Károlyi Mihály utca 12.)
Details: Should government be neutral when it comes to matters of public morality? Is state support of a particular interpretation of the “good life” oppressive? Is public teaching of a moral code indoctrination? Join us for an exclusive screening of a remarkable debate between Roger Scruton (Oxford University) and Roger Pilon (Cato Institute) recorded at the July CSS Summer Leadership Academy. The screening will continue with a live moderated debate, with audience participation. Hosted by CSS President Marion Smith.
Resolved: The state should promote virtue.
Arguing in the affirmative: Roger Scruton
Arguing against: Roger Pilon
This event is open to the public. Dress code: business casual.
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