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Aug 12, 2020

The incantor chanting was successful! We've reached the timeline where we all survived Anathem and learned a valuable lesson about picking the right timeline. Thanks again to Noah for chanting us safely through and hope you enjoy this discussion of Polycosmic Platonism. 

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Aug 5, 2020

The epic longnwalkin continues with Anthem part two! We cross Arbre and 120 years of philosophical history at the same time. I do my best to explain how philosophy got really obsessed with language for a few decades in the early 1900's and now philosophy is healing. Arbre seems to have never escaped the linguistic turn...


Jul 29, 2020

Pod-Apert has finally arrived! Throw open the doors of the RSS feed and let some causal wisdom trickle down the wick. We're doing a three part journey though Neal Stephenson's Anathem, and we're joined by the Grandfraa Jad to my Fraa Erasmus, Noah Lugeons! This is by far the most requested pairing of material and guest...


Jul 22, 2020

Well, as a result of our near pitch black psychopasses, we've both been pressed into service by the AI sovereign to continue to talk about free will for all eternity. We got some great questions from folks about the relationship between free will and the justice system that pair nicely with the virtue ethics version of...


Jul 15, 2020

So, apparently no matter what timeline we're in, I'm always going to end up in a debate about free will. At least this is a good one! Thomas brought some great short stories to the party and we continue to hash out what of Dennett's compatibilism is valuable and where does it fall short. After you listen make sure to...