Intelligence Squared US

(Rochester, NY) – AM 1370 presents two Intelligence Squared US debates this month. Is Parenting Overrated?, airing Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 9 p.m., asks "What shapes us more: our DNA, or the way we’re raised? The nature-versus-nurture debate has drawn disagreement for thousands of years, and emerging genetic research indicates that the scale may be tipping away from parenting and toward biology; but not all trust the research. Is parenting, and all the time and resources that go into it, overrated?

Is Capitalism a Blessing? airs Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 9 p.m. Capitalism is often credited for booming economies, fostering human ingenuity, and bolstering free societies where open markets drive human progress. But as concerns over income inequality increase and issues of racial, economic, and social justice become more prominent in the public sphere, the capitalist system faces growing scrutiny. Is capitalism a blessing?


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