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Episode 77 -- Human Beings: Romantic Meatballs in Space Thunk Tank Podcast

    • Comedy

If you take a strictly materialistic perspective on the world, then you could argue that a human being is essentially a meatball. We are just a conglomeration of atoms that happen to have consciousness. But the religious person could argue that this revelation removes meaning and purpose from the world. Is objective reality the only truth we should believe in? Should the word “believe” even be in the same sentence as "objective truth"? Can you capture the beauty, meaning, and mystery of the human experience through only the objective and fact-based world of science?
This episode explores the tension between these viewpoints over some delicious craft beer. And we may or may not also explore what it would be like to make spaghetti and meatballs on the space station.  
Click here to read the blog post for this episode, and check out our website for episode clips and other extras at: www.thunktankpodcast.com
Click here to see the Youtube Video for this episode!!
Support us:
If you enjoy the podcast, please consider rating and reviewing wherever you listen to podcasts. We would also love for you to share it with someone who might enjoy us. And of course if you really want to support us consider subscribing on Patreon for as little as one dollar per episode!
Episode Links:
Ben Shapiro and Neil deGrasse Tyson interview
Neil deGrasse Tyson-The Most Astounding Fact
Sam Harris vs Jordan Peterson Debate
Beers:

Montauk Brewing Company- Driftwood Ale 
Wayfinder Beer- Relapse IPA 

Follow Us:

Our Website/Blog
Twitter: @thunktankers
Instagram: @thunktankpodcast
Email: thunktankpodcast@gmail.com
Facebook

If you take a strictly materialistic perspective on the world, then you could argue that a human being is essentially a meatball. We are just a conglomeration of atoms that happen to have consciousness. But the religious person could argue that this revelation removes meaning and purpose from the world. Is objective reality the only truth we should believe in? Should the word “believe” even be in the same sentence as "objective truth"? Can you capture the beauty, meaning, and mystery of the human experience through only the objective and fact-based world of science?
This episode explores the tension between these viewpoints over some delicious craft beer. And we may or may not also explore what it would be like to make spaghetti and meatballs on the space station.  
Click here to read the blog post for this episode, and check out our website for episode clips and other extras at: www.thunktankpodcast.com
Click here to see the Youtube Video for this episode!!
Support us:
If you enjoy the podcast, please consider rating and reviewing wherever you listen to podcasts. We would also love for you to share it with someone who might enjoy us. And of course if you really want to support us consider subscribing on Patreon for as little as one dollar per episode!
Episode Links:
Ben Shapiro and Neil deGrasse Tyson interview
Neil deGrasse Tyson-The Most Astounding Fact
Sam Harris vs Jordan Peterson Debate
Beers:

Montauk Brewing Company- Driftwood Ale 
Wayfinder Beer- Relapse IPA 

Follow Us:

Our Website/Blog
Twitter: @thunktankers
Instagram: @thunktankpodcast
Email: thunktankpodcast@gmail.com
Facebook

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