Psycomedia Episode 85 – The Lesser of Twelve Evils

Psycomedia Episode 85 – The Lesser of Twelve Evils


  • Caruso, E. M., Van Boven, L., Chin, M., & Ward, A. (2013). The Temporal Doppler Effect When the Future Feels Closer Than the Past. Psychological science, 24(4), 530-536.
  • Sackett, A. M., Meyvis, T., Nelson, L. D., Converse, B. A., & Sackett, A. L. (2010). You’re Having Fun When Time Flies The Hedonic Consequences of Subjective Time Progression. Psychological Science, 21(1), 111-117.
  • Vohs, K. D., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2003). Self-regulation and extended now: Controlling the self alters the subjective experience of time. Journal of personality and social psychology, 85(2), 217.
  • Wearden, J. H., & Penton-Voak, I. S. (1995). Feeling the heat: Body temperature and the rate of subjective time, revisited. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 48(2), 129-141.

The origin (to Tim) of the Philosophy loop:

Amon Amarth in London:

Captain Britain:

The animated Manchester as it appears in Journey into Mystery:
Tim’s new blog, The Latest Craze:
The awesome Eighth Doctor:
You can download Scrub Life for your iPod here:
Ben’s at least partly similar in his ideas of our experience of time walking backwards to this description of traditional African understanding of time:
David Hume, through Ben’s eyes:
Hume Potato
One of these three noises is intolerable:
Ben presents: MERLIN!
Bens Class Project

One Response to Psycomedia Episode 85 – The Lesser of Twelve Evils

  1. Sam says:

    My country “encourages” students and members of congress to recite a pledge of allegiance at the start of each session. Has there been any research on whether making impressionable people swear loyalty to the state each day actually makes them more loyal? I’ve read that one technique for dealing with prisoners of war involves trying to get them to verbally renounce/give up on their country under the theory that making people say things will have an effect on what they actually believe, but I don’t know whether that works, and the two contexts are fairly different.
    I guess the ethics of making people more loyal by saying that they are loyal is an issue for your non-extant philosophy podcast.

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