The Adult Men of Comedy™ continue the conversation of development across lifespans by discussing becoming an adult not just in humans but other species as well.
For humans in modern societies, turning 18 is a strange and abrupt change. One day you are a dependent with limited freedoms and rights, the next day you are legally considered an adult who can vote, gamble, watch porn, move away from your parents, have sex, smoke cigarettes, join the military, get credit cards, get married, and depending on where you live maybe even smoke weed or drink alcohol.
The Reluctant Astronauts Of Comedy™ celebrate Ramin’s birthday! This is the first podcast we recorded with no plan in mind, so we decided to keep things light by talking about uploading our consciousness into computers and life after death. Is space exploration all it’s cracked up to be? Should we celebrate billionaires achieving space travel, or would that money be better spent on helping the planet we live on? What would be your ideal amount of time to spend in space? Listen to The RAC™ each week as we expand our exploration of both inner and outer space. Download
The Coming of Age Boys Of Comedy™ celebrate their Sweet 16th episode.Our Mind Under Matter baby is growing up so fast!
To celebrate, we talk about juvenile development across the animal kingdom. Difficulty self-regulating, rebellion, awkward courtship, risk-taking, and popularity contests… sound familiar? What can humans learn about our own teen years from looking across species?
The Deterministic Choosers of Comedy™ contemplate free will. Have we been stuck in an infinite loop since the beginning of time? If we
restarted the big bang would we still be here, in this very moment,
questioning what would happen if we restarted the big bang?
The State-Dependent Boys of Comedy™ talk about the impermanence of emotions. Emotions often prime us toward action. Sometimes they are an imperfect best guess with utility and other times they're completely random. Regardless we usually find ourselves justifying them to ourselves anyway. Our emotions have been shaped by our past, but we also use our past as evidence for our current emotional state. This feedback loop can make a fluid state feel like it is a stable part of our identity that has always been and will always be. Listen to The SDBC™ on Episode 14 to find out what...