Monthly Archives: January 2019

Episode 97 – “The Gift”

Philosophy attempts to come up with and to answer our most basic questions. Those questions can include questions about philosophy itself, including the question of whether the questions of philosophy really are basic questions. Is philosophy is constrained by our social, cultural, … Continue reading

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Episode 96 – “The Trade-Ins”

In the Twilight Zone one can often shop for items not usually thought to be available for purchase. In “I Sing the Body Electric” a family shops for a replacement grandmother. In “The Trade-Ins” an aging couple shop for replacements … Continue reading

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Episode 95 – “Hocus-Pocus and Frisby”

There is a charming disconnect in the person of Somerset Frisby, a good-ole-boy country bumpkin and owner of a rural gas station and general store, who possesses both a remarkable intellectual interest and claimed expertise and experience over a vast swath of … Continue reading

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