POLS041 04.09.19 Class Notes.docx - POLS041 Apr 9 2019 No class on Thursday watch movie on BB and submit a two-page reflection and summary of the movie

POLS041 04.09.19 Class Notes.docx - POLS041 Apr 9 2019 No...

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POLS041Apr. 9, 2019 No class on Thursday, watch movie on BB and submit a two-page reflection and summary of the movie; think of it through Section 4 of the syllabus, which focuses on human nature. Equal Opportunity: How People Are Treated Theodicy – nature of evil oWhy would a benevolent God promote evil? oIs human nature malleable and flexible oMovie for Thursday fits under these ideas/questions In order to achieve equality, you may have to treat people unequally oLife consists of a number of races oIf we put everyone at the same start line, not everyone will finish at the same time Does nature produce inequality?oYes, because not everyone is the sameIf the government comes in a creates equal income for all oPer bell curve theories, talents are distributed along a bell curve and that is nature Do we use social policy to counter inequality?oIncome bell curve tracks the talent and merit bell curve Question is does income actually do this?oSome of the short supplies are artificially created Dr.’s Debt, limit of school, etc. oMorally limited goods oServices are given to one category of people and not othersTalents are randomly distributed to people across the world o

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