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Created by: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Australia 6-1011+

Started: March 24th, 2016

Status: Active, 112 episodes

Kind: Episodic

Language: English

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Should we ban homework
22:42 | September 14th, 2022

It’s one of the most requested topics ever – homework! Nobody loves doing it, but is it something we should do or not? Molly and Carl find out whether teachers should be allowed to give you work to do outside of school time.

Should you be punished for something you did a long time ago?
24:00 | September 14th, 2022

Molly has a confession to make. In her youth, she was a famous cat burglar, who stole precious jewellery and never got caught! But now as an elderly woman, justice has caught up with her. But if her crimes were a long time ago and she’s changed a lot since then, should she still be punished?

The backyard chicken dilemma
24:06 | September 14th, 2022

Short & Curly listener Tabitha thought it would be great to get some backyard chickens. Delicious, fresh eggs every morning and cute birds to name and look after. But in reality, it wasn’t so easy. Like, what happens when the chickens get older and stop laying eggs? Is it okay to kill them and replace them with younger chicks who will lay eggs?

Is it okay to yell at a robot?
23:00 | September 14th, 2022

Have you ever found yourself being rude to a smart speaker because it doesn’t understand you? As robots get better and smarter and more human-like, how should we treat them? Does it matter if we act badly towards something that isn’t even human?  

Is envy always a bad thing? 
20:42 | September 14th, 2022

If you’ve seen the movie The Lion King, you’ll know that envy and jealousy play a big part in the story. Scar’s envy of his brother King Mufasa takes him down a very dark and murderous path. But is envy always a bag thing? Is it wrong to really, really want something someone else has?

How to win an argument with your parents
22:26 | March 31st, 2022

Have you ever been trying to convince your parents of something and just ended up crying, yelling or storming off to sulk in your room? Grown-ups might be bigger than you, they might have more power than you, and they might even be wiser than you, but that doesn’t mean you can’t beat your parents in a good fair argument. And even if you still don’t win, learning to argue in a way that’s good for everyone is a really handy skill to have. 

Is it okay to read someone else’s diary?
23:20 | March 31st, 2022

Anne Frank was a young Jewish girl who was killed by the Nazi’s a long time ago. Before she died she wrote a diary which ended up become a book. It has now been read by millions of people and is often given to school kids to read in English class. But should we really be reading her diary at all?

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Created by: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Started: March 24th, 2016
Status: Active, 112 episodes
Kind: Episodic
Language: English

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