Discussion with guest Jesse Walker about paranoia and panic in the age of the pandemic.
Audio production by Steven Toepell of Bohemian Passport Inc.
This episode focuses on the simulation hypothesis, with a novel approach to how simulated worlds might arise and what might be their true purpose.
Transcript (not exact):
In this episode of The Filter I’m going to discuss the simulation hypothesis, the idea that the reality we perceive is actually something akin to a computer simulation. Along the way I’ll present ideas about how such a simulation might have come to exist, and about what our purpose in it might be Some of these ideas are, so far as I can tell, completely novel and, in some sense, much darker than than any other theory of why such a simulation might exist.
Vin Armani talks about the matriarchy, memes, and the devouring mother.
Latency and retardation.
Why we are all Cargo Cultists now, and why that might not be such a bad thing.
Welcome to The Filter Podcast. This episode introduces the podcast.