February 15, 2020
Hello again and welcome back to Aimless ramblings!
Today we discuss clothing, fashion, hierarchy, and capitalism.
December 14, 2019
In our seventh episode, we discuss the division between private and public rights in intervention.
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December 8, 2019
Hello and welcome to our sixth episode where we discuss maps, lines and the blurriness in-between.
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November 24, 2019
Welcome to episode 5, where we discuss labels and their use in society.
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November 17, 2019
Our fourth episode – we discuss the value of human life, peoples willingness to save others and ambulance drivers!
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November 10, 2019
Our third episode!
We look at fate, determinism and free will – with a dash of psychology, biology, physics and even some Anglo-Saxon literature!
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October 7, 2019
In our second episode, we tackle the issue of quantitativeness and its link to value.
*I also refer to metaobjects in this video – I actually mean hyperobjects, read Timothy Morton’s book below for more details
- Bastos, W. Now or Never: Perceptions of Uniqueness Induce Acceptance of Price Increases for Experiences More Than for Objects. Journal of Consumer Psychology. doi:10.1002/jcpy.1099
- Caprariello, P. A., & Reis, H. T. (2013). To do, to have, or to share? Valuing experiences over material possessions depends on the involvement of others. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104(2), 199-215. doi:10.1037/a0030953
- Waldfogel, J. (1993). The deadweight loss of Christmas. The American Economic Review, 83(5), 1328- 1336. doi: 184.108.40.206
- Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World, Timothy Morton
- Courage Under Fire: Testing Epictetus’s Doctrines in a Laboratory of Human Behavior, James B. Stockdale
September 29, 2019
Welcome to the new series!
In this episode we look at conversation, the role it plays in knowledge, self-talk and the common pitfalls of conversation.
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