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Episode 146 – “I am the Night – Color Me Black”

It is widely recognized, by philosophers but also by many others, that feelings can be communicated from one person to another, where it isn’t just that one person can understand what feelings another person is having, but one person is … Continue reading

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Episode 127 – “The Old Man in the Cave”

Imagine coming across an isolated group of individuals who avow their allegiance to someone they refer to as the old man in the cave, a man they admit they have never seen, but who communicates with them in the form … Continue reading

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Episode 46 – “A Most Unusual Camera”

Even small time crooks need to be able to predict the future. The story begins with a married couple, despairing over their meager haul from the robbery of a curio shop. Lamenting the fact that the stolen items are mostly … Continue reading

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Episode 17 – “The Fever”

In the film “All About Eve,” Eve’s manager says “I’m a man of few principles, and most of them are open to revision.”  “The Fever” is a story about moral principles, about reasoning on the basis of one’s principles and … Continue reading

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Episode 15 – “I Shot an Arrow into the Air”

This is the lifeboat dilemma with a twist. You’re on a lifeboat with others. There’s a limited supply of water, not enough for everyone to survive until rescued. Some are hurt; others not. How do you justly allocate essential resources … Continue reading

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