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Episode 10 - Consciousness, Robotics, Analyticity, Social Media, Honesty, and Kindness

MoFo (Larry Fike) has a speed-through consideration of the Hard Problem of Consciousness, robotics, the uses of analyticity and why many words is not always a bad thing, the nature of Social Media today, the apparent dilemmas presented by honesty and kindness, and the complexity and importance of intermingling our conscious contents. Enjoy!


Episode 8 - The Misery of Tyrants: Plato's Republic, Book IX

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“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.” -Eleanor Roosevelt. MoFo allows Plato to fill his mental content and speak to us today about the psychological origins of tyranny. Written in 380 BCE, you the listener can judge the relevance of its psychological pronouncements for the twenty-first century.

Episode 7 - Bibliomania: For the Love of Books

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Middlemarch author George Eliot’s actual name was Mary Anne Evans (22 November 1819 - 22 December 1880). Here is MoFo’s Booklist.