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Jan 31, 2018

Dustyn and Whitney use the Black Mirror episode, "White Christmas," to ask the questions: what's so creepy about pick up artistry? Can an AI be a person? Can you enslave yourself? Would it be ethical to "block" someone in real life like we do on social media?

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Jan 24, 2018

Dustyn and Whitney talk about the Black Mirror episode "Nosedive" and get into what makes Yelp-for-People so horrifying. Whitney recommends the book Halsey Street by Naima Coster and the album If All I Was Was Black by Mavis Staples. Dustyn recommends the film A Ghost Story.


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Jan 17, 2018

Whitney and Dustyn explore the tension between historical preservation and development. Then they focus on the classic question: would you accept a duel on the moon?

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Jan 10, 2018

Comedy writer Chris Partridge (@narc_twain) joins Dustyn and Whitney to explore the ethical questions at the heart of the film, Blue Ruin: must we avenge the ones we love? Does pursuing vengeance make your a life a blue ruin? Is violence outside of self-defense ever justified?

 

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Jan 3, 2018

Jana Mohr Lone, director and founder of University of Washington's Center for Philosophy for Children and president of the Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization (PLATO) joins Dustyn and Whitney to discuss philosophy for children: what does philosophical education for children look like? How does it...