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SPS 1×18 – The Holodeck and the Happiness Machine

SPS 1×18 – The Holodeck and the Happiness Machine

Would a life in the holodeck be worth it? Reg Barclay tries to live his life in one because it is safer than reality. Bellana Torres uses the holodeck to experience pain and suffering and feel truly alive. The political philosopher Robert Nozick offered a thought experiment along similar lines with an experience machine. ShowContinue Reading

SPS 1×15 – Rod Serling, Worth Watching

SPS 1×15 – Rod Serling, Worth Watching

On this “Worth Watching”, episode of the Sci Phi Show we take a look at American screen writer and television producer Rod Serling. A fascinating character that made an lasting and indelible impression on western culture. Show Notes Rod Serling on Wikipedia The Rod Serling Foundation Twilight Zone Overview Night Gallery The Purple Testament, EpisodeContinue Reading