50: Keeping it Unreal
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Dude, do you ever think about how, like, we could be all be in the Matrix? Seriously, no no, dude, I'm being serious. It's like, none of this might be real, you know? Actually we don't know. We honestly can't believe we made it to 50 episodes, so we must be brains in a vat. But we play along and celebrate with…a movie episode! We list our five favorite films about the subjective or questionable nature of reality. Our only rule: we couldn't choose The Matrix. Listen to this episode—your Mom says it's psychologically taut.LinksKramer, A. D., Guillory, J. E., & Hancock, J. T. (2014). Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Rashomon (David) [imdb.com]Exit Through the Gift Shop (Tamler and David) [imdb.com]Banksy on "Life Remote Control" (clip, youtube.com)Paul Bloom on art and forgery [ted.com]Spirited Away (Tamler) [imdb.com]My Neighbor Totoro (David) [imdb.com]Mr. Snuffleupagus [wikipedia.org]Adaptation (Tamler)…