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Apr 29, 2019

Let's click "I agree" to the mind-numbing powers of legalese with this reading of the Terms and Conditions that accompany every purchase from a rather famous media company. After all, it's not like you were going to read it yourself.

 

Music: “Watching Whales on the Moon” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC...


Apr 22, 2019

In this episode, we return to the musings of the great Victorian classicist Benjamin Jowett, his analysis of Plato's "Republic", and a whole lot of socractical thinking about justice.

Music: "Peace" by Lee Rosevere (freemusicarchive.org), licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0

 

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Apr 15, 2019

Let's relax to the history of our marvelous world, from formless matter through the age of mighty dinosaurs, as described by the great H.G. Wells. It's the stuff of dreams.

 

Music: "Cosmic Tingles" by Lee Rosevere (freemusicarchive.org), licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0

 

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Apr 8, 2019

Float away on a cloud of Benjamin Franklin's scientific musings about our atmosphere, lightning, waterspouts, magnetic poles, and the wonderful utility of mathematics. A great mind working to calm your own busy thoughts--what could be better?

 

Music: “Boring Books for Bedtime” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC...


Apr 1, 2019

Sink into sleep on a philosophical cloud with "How We Think," by renowned education reformer John Dewey. Nothing will get your brain to stop thinking faster than a bunch of talk about thinking. But try not to think about that.

 

Music: "Ambiment the Ambient" by Kevin MacLeod, licensed under CC BY

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