Video for speech ethics

Video for speech ethics

Simpsons: Season 13, episode 18

Early in this episode, a guest speaker comes to speak to the elementary students on Career Day. Geoff Jenkins is a cartoonist and gives a presentation that is completely inappropriate for the age of the students and the Career Day goals (however, there is nothing offensive in the clip). It nicely opens a discussion of what he does wrong and the ethical implications of such a presentation.

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