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The YouTube algorithm as an Expression of Power – SciPhi 008 [Video]

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There are several different ‘dimensions’ of power. When most people consider ‘power’ they think of the idea of some individual or group having the ability to create obedience in another individual or group. Power can, in a sense, be considered as a ‘relationship between and among groups and/or individuals’. While there are many different arguments…


The United States Pandemic Response

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/us/ The United States Pandemic Response In this paper I will take a short overview of all the epidemics and pandemics save a few in the history of the United States. Examination of the past outbreaks and the US government’s response is of vital importance to understanding how to properly implement plans to eliminate a…


History for Atheists with Tim O’Neill – SciPhi 007 [Video]

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Dave and I spend a lot of time trying to dispel myths about philosophy, that it is dead, and common atheist statements and the like. It’s one of the reasons we do the podcast and have started doing these videos. Tonight we are joined by another atheist who has similar troubles, except instead of philosophy…


Morality, Agency and Intent

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Whilst Morality’s purpose seems geared toward human flourishing and wellbeing, as described in the examination of various moral theories in ‘Does Morality have a Purpose?’ there is another component or two that I feel needs to be examined. To discuss this we will be looking at the higher-level moral theories, consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics….


BLM – Part 1 – w/ Artificial Agent – SciPhi 006 [Video]

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Artificial Agent, aka Martijn, from answers-in-reason.com, discusses Black Lives matter in what is going to be at least a 2 parter. Tonight we discuss what racism is and start to get into systemic racism. AA & Black Lives Matter While I had preferred to jump right into the BLM platform, it makes more sense to…


Scepticism and Self Reflection – Fresh AiR – S03:E01

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Scepticism and Self Reflection Tonight we discuss scepticism and how Cartesian scepticism can be applied introspectively. We speak about meme culture and commonly held opinions that might not stand up to scrutiny, but are often ingrained in to various communities. Further Reading Descartes, Scepticism, and YouDenialism and PseudoscepticismFresh AiR – S01:E04 – ScepticismIs it rational…


Philosophy for Children with Lil’ Philosophers creator and host Josh Perry – SciPhi 005 [Video]

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Tonight we try to be a little more PG as we are dedicating this episode to discussing Philosophy for Kids, and we have a very special guest for you. we had the pleasure of interviewing the host of Lil’ Philosophers. He’s someone I met on twitter around a year or so ago, when I had…


The Evidence – The NonSequitur Court Proceedings: Part 2

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Photo by Sora Shimazaki on Pexels.com Introduction In part one, there was a brief summary which depicted the timeline of events regarding the court proceedings between Kyle R. Curtis and Steven McRae. Within these proceedings, evidence has been put forth by both parties in an attempt to support their arguments. During the deposition, there are…


Fresh AiR – Season 2 – Ethics and Morality

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Wow, what a season that was. We’ve discussed personhood, morality, moral theories, Nietzsche’s critique of morality, free will, a conversation about objective vs subjective morality, ethics in politics, etc. The Fresh AiR Crew Hosts / Co-hosts Davidian/Joe Joe has continued to ask a number of questions that have left the guys wondering if he really…


The Brief – The NonSequitur Court Proceedings: Part 1

NSS Court Kyle Curtis vs Steve Mcrae

Photo by Sora Shimazaki on Pexels.com Introduction The community requested me to make an analysis of the deposition of Kyle R. Curtis in regards to the civil lawsuit between Mr. Curtis and Steven McRae. Previously, I have done a similar breakdown on court documents filed by Mr. Curtis on Twitter. However, as the deposition is…