Curious Apes Podcast
By Curious Apes
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The Curious Apes Podcast is dedicated to in-depth conversation that explores the human condition and the disruptive impact of technology, in the hopes of promoting and inspiring free thought, creativity, and humanism.
||ExplicitEp 22: Cyborg Anthrolopology with Amber Case||How is tech amplifying our best traits and exploiting us for profit? As the internet becomes standardized, are we losing the weird that it was founded upon? What's happening to our brains and our society as we continue this shift toward the digital?||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp12: Uploading Human Consciousness Into Machines||Can it be done? How will it be done? What will we lose as humans living as bodiless, artificially-intelligent constructs? What are the ethical concerns? We explore that and more.||9/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp11: Virtual Reality's impact on sex.||In a slightly more light-hearted than usual approach, Donovan James and I explore how virtually reality is going to impact sex and how we seek it out.||9/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp9: Exploring polyamory and life as an ethical slut||Curious Apes sits down with Antonio Bonilla to explore his many years as an active member of Portlands poly community. We explore the concepts of jealousy, boundaries, comfort with being alone, and the power to define your own love.||8/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp8: Escapism[Drugs, Media, Sex, Working (out)] Why do we do it? When do we abuse it?||When does relaxation move from casual hedonism to abusive indulgence? Are some forms of escapism better than others? Is escapism a healthy coping mechanism, or a dangerous numbing of consciousness that only exacerbates future suffering? What drives us to leave this reality behind for one that is altered by distraction?||8/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp7: Is the self separate? Or are we all one?||Is there actually a gap between people, or have our eyes simply not evolved to see in frequencies that would show us the ways in which we're connected? Is consciousness isolated, or have we just allowed ourselves to believe it's limited to our own nervous system? Is there an akasha, astral realm, or a quantum universe where we all communicate subconsciously, or are we momentary meat prisons awaiting their return to being worm food?||8/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp5: Exploring Basic Income: The Future of Capitalism and Automation||Steven Parton and Donovan James explore Guaranteed Basic Income, a socioeconomic policy being tested in cities and countries all around the world. Will this be the answer to corrupt capitalism and exponentially growing automation?||7/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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