This time, Mike, Sam, and Simon discuss: Comings and goings in the 2016 race; Pope Francis in America; Jesus Christ, philosopher, and the Budda in each of us; Kim Davis... Uh... We can only say _encounters_ Pope Francis; logic card games; the Synod of Bishops gears up; the risk of balkanizing/anglicanizing canon law; whither the Kasperite concern for reaching out to fornicators?; "everyone receives communion"; the declining Anglican communion; and, as always, our craft brew preferences for the week. See http://simondodd.org/podcast for show-notes.
This time, Mike, Sam, and Simon discuss: Calories, beer, serving-sizes, and redistribution of salsa; Firefly's enduring, bipartisan appeal and Star Trek: The Next Generation's post-scarcity utopian license; capitalism, socialism, freedom, and tyranny; robots, androids, and AI; robot sex and AI rights; and is an ability to develop idiosyncratic preferences the sine qua non for real artificial intelligence.
See http://simondodd.org/podcast for show-notes.
This time, Mike, Sam, and Simon discuss: The nuclear endgame of World War 2; the Iraq war; Kim Davis; can Catholics run for public office in the America that is coming into being?; please God, "peak Trump"; the dangers of populism and the use of even a useless Congressional majority. See http://simondodd.org/podcast for show-notes.