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Episode 62 – “Shadow Play”

In our discussion of “Where is Everybody” we considered the possibility that the world is radically different from the way it appears to be. “Shadow Play” raises a different kind of skeptical problem, a problem generated by what philosophers call … Continue reading

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Episode 53 – “Twenty-Two”

Miss Liz Powell has a problem. She has a recurring dream, but  she finds it “difficult to decide which is reality, and which is nightmare.” Does she dream that she wakes up from her hospital bed, knock a  water glass … Continue reading

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Episode 37 – “King Nine Will Not Return”

Captain Embry crashes his WW2 prop plane in the desert.  The rest of the crew is gone, and Embry doesn’t know what has happened. He hallucinates, sees and understands technology of the future, and concludes “There’s not a single thing … Continue reading

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Episode 29 – “Nightmare as a Child”

Miss Foley’s nightmare as a child wasn’t a dream, it was the actual murder of her mother, witnessed by her as a 10 year old and then suppressed in memory.  Her mother’s murderer knows that she doesn’t remember the murder, … Continue reading

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Episode 9 – “Perchance to Dream”

In “Shadow Play” (episode 62) Adam Grant dreamed and couldn’t wake up. In this episode, Edward Hall is awake and is afraid to go to sleep, afraid because his dreams threaten his very existence. Though only 35 years old, Hall … Continue reading

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