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Another epic journey comes to a close and the excitement is PALPable. I honestly have very little to add here beyond a bunch of links to cool studies and the sincere hope that the Portids come and uplift us with their empathy virus one day. I'm here for you Portia. Prisoners Dilemma studies: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/313845050_Empathy_in_One-Shot_Prisoner_Dilemma https://www.jstor.org/stable/25097966?seq=1 https://psycnet.apa.org/record/1999-01521-005 https://ida.mtholyoke.edu/xmlui/handle/10166/4046 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/(SICI)1099-0992(199911)29:7%3C909::AID-EJSP965%3E3.0.CO;2-L https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ejsp.26 Support us at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/0G Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/0gPhilosophy Join our Facebook discussion group (make sure to answer the questions to join): https://www.facebook.com/groups/985828008244018/ Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org If you have time, please write us a review on iTunes. It really really helps. Please and thank you! Sibling shows: Serious Inquiries Only: https://seriouspod.com/ Opening Arguments: https://openargs.com/ Embrace the Void: https://voidpod.com/ Recent appearances: James had me on Ethics and Chill to discuss how algorithms are a key player in this C+ dystopia we're stuck in. https://ethicsandchill.org/2020/09/11/episode-24/ CONTENT PREVIEW: Lovecraft Country and Othering