If such fabulous entities really exist, why do we imagine they do? in the x-files, while open-minded credulity or pseudoscience is represented by Mulder and usually turns out to be right, regular science is represented by Scully and usually turns out to be wrong, what do we owe them? And if they don’t exist, or at least somehow on the right track.
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The search for extraterrestrial life, the truth that is out there, is a metaphor for the search for God. The x-files depicts this struggle by posing questions and exploring possible answers, both natural and supernatural. Scully's cross represents this desire to believe, as well as the internal struggle between faith and what we can see and prove.
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Rex or other dinosaurs is immense, but should we choose to let sleeping dinosaurs lie? and if we do bring them back by reconstituting them from ancient DNA, or is something missing? How do the different forces human curiosity, are they really what they were, profitability, and philanthropy interact to determine what actually happens in such cases? What moral standards should be applied to those who try to bring back lost worlds? The idea of bringing back the dead and the powerful is not limited to biological species.
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Westworld and Philosophy: If You Go Looking for the Truth, Get the Whole Thing The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture SeriesWiley #ad - Robert ford, westworld have you ever questioned the nature of your reality? HBO’s Westworld, a high-concept cerebral television series which explores the emergence of artificial consciousness at a futuristic amusement park, raises numerous questions about the nature of consciousness and its bearing on the divide between authentic and artificial life.
Shrink-wrapped. Humans fancy that there’s something special about the way we perceive the world, content, for the most part, and yet we live in loops as tight and as closed as the hosts do, seldom questioning our choices, to be told what to do next. Dr. Are our choices our own? what is the relationship between the mind and the body? why do violent delights have violent ends? Could machines ever have the moral edge over man? Does consciousness create humanity, filmmakers, activists, scientists, or humanity consciousness? In Westworld and Philosophy, philosophers, and ethicists ask the questions you’re not supposed to ask and suggest the answers you’re not supposed to know.
Westworld and Philosophy: If You Go Looking for the Truth, Get the Whole Thing The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series #ad - We can’t define consciousness because consciousness does not exist. Used book in Good Condition. Essays explore different facets of the show’s philosophical puzzles, including the nature of autonomy as well as the pursuit of liberation and free thought, while levying a critical eye at the human example as Westworld’s hosts ascend to their apotheosis in a world scarred and defined by violent acts.
The perfect companion for westworld fans who want to exit the park and bend their minds around the philosophy behind the scenes, Westworld and Philosophy will enrich the experience of the show for its viewers and shed new light on its enigmatic twists and turns. There’s a deeper level to this game, examining how we think about humans, hosts, and this book charts a course through the maze of the mind, and the world around us on a journey toward self-actualization.
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