Acceptably Real Podcast

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A science fiction and fantasy writer joins a photographer / technologist in exploring the boundaries of what is real, what is not real, and what is only acceptably real.

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Website
http://www.acceptablyreal.com
Description
Exploring the nature of that which lives in the grey areas of reality.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-03-04 01:43
last episode published
2018-03-04 01:43
publication frequency
57.43 days
Contributors
Acceptably Real Podcast author   owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
8
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Society & Culture Science & Medicine Personal Journals Philosophy Natural Sciences

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
4.03.2018

Episode 8 – What are the odds?

This episode is a kind of rambling conversation that touches upon a lot of topics, but ultimately the thread comes together around what the odds are of things happening, and, ultimately … how did we come to exist, despite the overwhelming odds against ...
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12.02.2018

Episode 7 – Artificial Intelligence, our Friend or Foe?

On one hand, you’ve got R2D2, Wall-E, and Johnny-5. On the other hand you have HAL-9000, Cylons, and The Terminator. And yet on another hand (this one on a third robotic arm) you have the possibility of a cyborg enhanced self. Which way will AI go? We ...
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3.02.2018

Episode 6 – The Meaning of Life

Is the purpose of life to be happy? What if  you could take a pill and you would be blissfully happy? Is that the end game, then? If not, what is it? Let’s ask the Dalai Lama … or at least a poster of his purported sayings, and test to see if they — or...
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15.06.2017

Episode 5 – Monsters

Are some monsters real? Could they be anomalies that pop into our reality like griefers in an online social sim? Or are they just figments in our shared subconscious? Could they be, in some aspect… acceptably real?
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23.02.2017

Episode 4– Ghosts In The Matrix?

Under what circumstances can ghosts be considered acceptably real? Joe and I think we have the answer. And if that’s not enough to pique your interest, we have several spooky stories to tell you, one with actual photographic evidence (see above).
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9.02.2017

Episode 3– Time, Photography, and… Sucker Punch?

Is photography our proof that the past actually existed? Or is it just another figment of the ever present “now”? And when you remember something that you took pictures of, are you remembering the event, or the pictures? What is time, anyway? And how i...
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2.02.2017

Episode 2– Intelligent Extraterrestrials Visiting Earth?

Have intelligent extraterrestrial visited Earth? Are they still here? Are they walking among us? Why? What could they possibly want, and how would they get here? These and other questions spring from both Joe and Jerry seeing the recent movie Arrival. ...
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26.01.2017

Episode 1– Introduction and Jerry’s Childhood Pirate Treasure Misadventure

This first episode of our new podcast is a bit different than what we plan for the rest of them, mainly because Jerry had been telling Joe about his childhood adventures with his father, and how one time his father had taken him hunting for pirate trea...
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