Monthly Archives: September 2019

Episode 145 – “The Masks”

Death has always been a central concern of philosophy, and it is one of the most central topics in episodes of The Twilight Zone. If, as Epicurus noted, our own death is not a state we can experience, we can, … Continue reading

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Episode 144 – “What’s in the Box?”

Joe and Phyllis Britt are not a happily married couple. Joe comes home from driving a cab tired and irritable. Phyllis is not sympathetic, and worse, she’s suspicious that Joe is cheating on her. Their interactions consist of one verbal … Continue reading

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Episode 143 – “Queen of the Nile”

We readily acknowledge that the well-being and survival of non-human animals is often at the expense of other living things, that increasing the lifespan of one creature, a predator,  means shortening the lifespan of another, its prey. In the ordinary … Continue reading

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