About the Encaffeinated ONE

Podcaster, programmer, strange mind, gamer, and much, much less.

WOL 2021-07-27: 1061: Fast Forward Through The Boring Parts

In which I try to consider if I was paying attention enough to notice if I was paying attention enough…

Today’s Question: Would you be able to tell if time had been altered in some way?

Questions are drawn from Conversation Starters World‘s list of Philosophical Questions. But don’t peek! Try to guess the question from the context, or let it be revealed as the plot unfolds..

WOL 2021-07-26: 1060: I As A Collective Noun

In which I try to consider if I could be my best friend, best rival, or really just a boring reflection.

Today’s Question: If there existed a perfect clone of you, would it also be you? Would it act in exactly the same manner as you (like a mirror) or would it act differently? If it acted differently then would it still be you? At what point would it not be you?

Questions are drawn from Conversation Starters World‘s list of Philosophical Questions. But don’t peek! Try to guess the question from the context, or let it be revealed as the plot unfolds..

WOL 2021-07-25: 1059: Like Nothing You’ve Experienced Before

In which I attempted to defend construction and rearrangement as creation, as well as spontaneous idea generation.

Today’s Question: Is it be possible for humans to create something completely novel and new that is based on nothing that previously existed? Or is human creativity just rearranging and building on previous ideas?

Questions are drawn from Conversation Starters World‘s list of Philosophical Questions. But don’t peek! Try to guess the question from the context, or let it be revealed as the plot unfolds..

WOL 2021-07-24: 1058: Driver’s Seat Woes

In which I try to find ways to deal with the walls of inaction, or at least outline the possible responses.

Today’s Question: Why do we resist doing things that we know are good for our well-being while craving things that are detrimental to our well-being?

Questions are drawn from Conversation Starters World‘s list of Philosophical Questions. But don’t peek! Try to guess the question from the context, or let it be revealed as the plot unfolds..

WOL 2021-07-23: 1057: Some Respect For Boundaries

In which I consider the impact of not finding edges to existence, and then considering them important.

Today’s Question: Are there limits to human creativity?

Questions are drawn from Conversation Starters World‘s list of Philosophical Questions. But don’t peek! Try to guess the question from the context, or let it be revealed as the plot unfolds..