Mar 21, 2018
Imagine a premise so implausible, it makes you question the very nature of personhood. Now imagine a thought experiment so implausible, it makes you question your own mind. The Twilight Zone ep1.7 The Lonely and the Chinese Room, they go together like Rob'ts and consciousness.
Mar 7, 2018
Philosopher's log, showdate 02272018. We've encountered Season 2, Episode 9 of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and are currently studying it for clues to the nature of artificial personhood. Attempts to address the subject have failed, so we've turned to a thought experiment from 20th century earth; the...
Feb 28, 2018
Good news, everyone! On this weeks episode we're diving into Futurama and into Fry himself. We're breaking down ep3.4 Parasites Lost and discussing the classic philosophical problem, the Ship of Theseus. After Dark, we rally sympathy for symbiote rights. #AllWormsMatter
Feb 14, 2018
Source material: Rick and Morty season 1 episode 8 Rixty Minutes
Ooooweeee, this week we’re breaking down some Rick and Morty and how the multiverse is really the ravings of a lunatic. Plus, after hours we convince all you versers to believe in god. Oh geez.
Feb 14, 2018
Source material: Black Mirror Season 4 Episode 1: USS Callister
We break down one of the most popular episodes of Black Mirror and consider our first great thought experiment, Nozick’s experience machine. Then, after hours, Thomas breaks out the wet blankets for everyone.