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Is That So?
49 minutes | Sep 24, 2020
Episode 19 - Lost History
In this podcast, we discuss history as we know it and history as we don't. Much has been lost to the annals of time, how has this affected civilisation? Is there wisdom to be ascertained from mystery's of the past or are some things best off forgotten? Also discussed is the extent to which history as we know it was written by those with shaky intentions.
27 minutes | Sep 7, 2020
Episode 18 - Pascal's Wager
This podcast discusses pascal's wager; a philosophical argument aimed at providing a logical reason to believe in God.
60 minutes | Mar 10, 2019
Episode 17 - Advertising and Influence
In this episode we discuss advertising. Our two guests give unique insights into the strategy's and motivations behind effective adverting campaigns.
40 minutes | Feb 24, 2019
Episode 16 - Horror
We discuss Horror and Gore. It's benefits, its drawbacks and even whether the art of horror has a place in our delicate minds.
45 minutes | Feb 9, 2019
Episode 15 - Science Fiction to Science Fact
We are back baby! After some time we bring you the much awaited return of the podcast. YOU ARE WELCOME! In this podcast we talk about how science fiction in the form of art, movies and literature affect the world we live in.
59 minutes | Oct 7, 2018
Episode 14 - Life in a Cashless Society - Brett Scott
In this episode, we discuss the benefits and shortcomings of a cashless society, as we move towards this seemingly unavoidable endpoint. Brett Scott is an author and journalist who has devoted his work to the interactions of technology and finance. When the world of convenience means speed and ease of use, what need do we have for cash? Or is cash truly king?
43 minutes | Jul 31, 2018
Episode 13 - What can we learn from history? - Matthew Sanderson
Another guest appearance from the beloved godfather of our podcast Matthew Sanderson, co-host of the Semi-Intellectual Musings podcast https://www.facebook.com/thesimpod/?ref=br_rs . We discuss History and ancient civilisations, how they lived, worked, and how they can still affect our lives today. Enjoy!
44 minutes | Jul 24, 2018
Episode 12 - What is beauty? Gemstones and Jewelry? - Eva Meijer
An episode where we step outside of our comfort zone to discuss the origins, influence and beauty of gemstones with a truly delightful guest Eva Meijer. Eva has studied for many years internationally to understand what everything surrounding these rocks of importance. Her website https://evagemsandjewels.com/. What turned out to be a far more informative and interesting talk than either of us could imagine, this podcast definitely shines!
56 minutes | Jul 19, 2018
Episode 11 - American Gun Rights Discussed - James Kaleda
A guest discussion on gun rights in America with a passionate James Kaleda of the Out of Order gun rights podcast http://outoforderjameskaleda.com/. An issue that has been discussed to death was given a fresh perspective when we Irishmen, collided with the well-versed rhetoric of an American gun-rights activist. Truly a discussion we learned from and enjoyed. We hope you do too!
61 minutes | Jul 14, 2018
Episode 10 - Understanding Intelligence - Matthew Sanderson
A look inside the mind and how we use it, with a very delightful guest Matt Sanderson from the semi intellectual musings podcast. https://www.facebook.com/thesimpod/?ref=br_rs . IQ, types of intelligence and why intelligence has such an important place in our world are all discussed.
52 minutes | Jul 6, 2018
Episode 9 - Ethical Dilemmas of Gene Modification
In this podcast, we discuss gene editing and how living in a world with GM people would affect us. Clones, Androids and people built not born are all discussed.
41 minutes | Jun 28, 2018
Episode 8 - The Apocalypse - Part 2
You have somehow survived Judgement Day, what do you do next? In this episode, we talk about what a post-apocalyptic world would look like and what that would mean for pensive survivors. Supplies, technology and society all need to be sourced and created. Enjoy part two!
52 minutes | Jun 20, 2018
Episode 7 - The Apocalypse - Part 1
This is how you're going to die, Armageddon, the end of days! On this Podcast to end all others, we discuss apocalyptic scenarios and what will happen during the last moments on earth. This is part one of a two-part Doomsday special. If these are your last moments let them be listening to this podcast. Enjoy!
40 minutes | Jun 14, 2018
Episode 6 - War
War! What is it good for ? Maybe some things. We discuss the mechanics, it's impact and the desire for it's existence.
43 minutes | Jun 8, 2018
Episode 5 - The Question of Borders
A wholesome guest discussion about multiculturalism vs a plurality of cultures.
42 minutes | May 28, 2018
Episode 4 - Voting and Nukes
A discussion about voting systems and how they work in different countries. From that topic, we started talking about nuclear power and weapons, how they work and their uses.
54 minutes | May 28, 2018
Episode 3 - Social Media and Group Dynamics
Episode Three of the Is That So? podcast. In this episode we discuss Social media and it's effects on society .
46 minutes | May 28, 2018
Episode 2 - Work Ethic and Artificial Intelligence
Our first guest discussion on work ethic and AI. Will we be replaced? What is consciousness and when does a computer become consciousness?
40 minutes | May 28, 2018
Episode 1 - Talking about Talking
The first episode of the Is That So? podcast tries to unpack the very nature of conversation. Why do we talk? How do we get our points across ? What makes a good story?
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