LoP Watches Eddie the Eagle

In the first bonus episode of Life of Philosophy Watches... Pat and Jared do the best job that two nerds can of discussing a sports movie.  Eddie the Eagle is a fantastic movie displaying the benefits of single-mindedness and dedication to a goal.  We are sorry that we missed our episode last week (there was an issue that is explained in the episode) but hopefully those of you still recovering from the holidays will enjoy this little gift of our first monthly bonus episode.

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We Can All See You

In this episode Jared and Pat discuss moral implications of some areas of etiquette such as public cell phone use, elevator farting and traffic.  We also spend a little time bitching about our favorite pet peeves.  So while you're out fighting the tired, cold huddled masses for the perfect Christmas gift put this episode in your ears and maybe understand a little better why everyone is giving each other dirty looks.

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Hoping Tall

In this episode Jared and Pat discuss the act of hoping, what elements make up hope and whether or not it is useful.  This will be the last episode where we focus on the darker sides of life for at least a few months so before the holiday hum-drums kick in kick back and enjoy a sincere conversation about what place hope has in our day to day lives.

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Fictional Americas

In this pre-election episodistraviganza Pat and Jared discuss intricacies of life in fictional Americas.  From distopias to comic books we cover economies and morals in classic and obscure literature.  While you're waiting in line to vote your conscious enjoy this extra long look at fake America.

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Deadheads

Before "The Walking Dead" returns and Halloween shows its masked face Jared and Pat prepare by discussing the thing that gives all life meaning, death.  Sometimes it is easier to understand a dark and scary thing by pulling it out into the light and taking a good hard look at exactly what it is that scares us so much.

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Willy Wonka and the Lying Factory

In the third episode Jared and Pat discuss locutionary acts as defined by John Austin and as "improved" upon by Jared through the lens of Gene Wilder's legendary performance, the (seemingly) unending 2016 Presidential Race and an overheard bus conversation.  This is probably our best episode to date so make sure you put it in your ears!

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