Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding p ...
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We're on break this week so we're rebroadcasting the origin story of The Box! All hail the box!: We've returned to Black Mirror to talk about one of the episodes that started this all, Hand the DJ. Or maybe we're just yet another simulation of that in a test by a marketing brand to see if this show would work. Hard to say, really. A breakdown of Newcomb's Paradox: https://brilliant.org/wiki/newcombs-paradox/ Bostrom's Simulation Theory Paper: https://www.simulation-argument.com/simulation.pdf Editing by Lu Lyons, check out her amazing podcast Filmed Live Musicals! http://www.filmedlivemusicals.com/podcast.html 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: email@example.com 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: Thomas had me on SIO to discuss the recent revelations around the ownership of New Discourses's, James Lindsay's laundering operation for for far right talking points and conspiracy theories. If you're lost on what this is about check out ETV150 first. https://seriouspod.com/sio250-james-lindsays-new-discourses-funded-by-far-right-christian-nationalist/ CONTENT PREVIEW: REBROADCASTING 0G63: Fury Road and Ecofeminism