Monthly Archives: August 2019

Episode 137 – “Number Twelve Looks Just Like You”

In “Eye of the Beholder” Miss Janet Tyler’s appearance is different from that of most members of the society in which she lives, and she agrees to undergo an operation to bring her into conformity with others. In “Number Twelve … Continue reading

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Episode 136 – “The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross”

An early Beatles song begins: I’ll buy you a diamond ring, my friend If it makes you feel all right I’ll get you anything, my friend If it makes you feel all right ‘Cause I don’t care too much for … Continue reading

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Episode 135 – “The Long Morrow”

It is reassuring to see that in a future where we are preoccupied with scientific and technological advancement, there is still a place for love at first sight, though, as it’s portrayed in “The Long Morrow,” there is certainly room … Continue reading

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Episode 134 – “You Drive”

Moral philosophy, or ethics, concerns norms of right action.  One way to try to characterize actions that are right, or morally permissible, is as actions that don’t violate the norms of right action. This characterization is empty, unless we can … Continue reading

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Episode 133 – “Ring-a-Ding Girl”

We’ve noted that the title “The Twilight Zone“ is Serling’s name for the imagination, and that that the imagination is the faculty of the mind that constructs possible worlds, and that descriptions of those worlds are couched in terms of … Continue reading

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