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S2 E20: The Uplifting Nihilism of Rick and Morty

October 28, 2019 Loud Murmurs 小声喧哗 Season 2 Episode 20
Loud Murmurs 小声喧哗
S2 E20: The Uplifting Nihilism of Rick and Morty
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Loud Murmurs 小声喧哗
S2 E20: The Uplifting Nihilism of Rick and Morty
Oct 28, 2019 Season 2 Episode 20
Loud Murmurs 小声喧哗

The four of us at Loud Murmurs are beyond excited to welcome back Season Four of Rick and Morty (Nov. 10 airdate) with our very own two-part special. We take a deep dive into the world of R&M with four guests through five episodes

In Part 1, Izzy and Diaodiao sits down with physicist Zhichen Zhao, and another physicist philosopher Chentong Lu, to discuss three of our favorite episodes: A Rickle in Time, Auto Erotic Assimilation, and, (drumroll please), Picke Rick!

We cover off on some of the following themes:

  • Our physicists attempt to convince the hosts not to take the science shown in R&M too seriously, then proceeds to explain concepts such as alternative universes and Schrodinger’s cat 
  • We analyze how ‘Auto Erotic Assimilation’ employs the concept of freedom in political philosophy, and how R&M constantly brings up philosophical concepts and dismisses them within a five minute span
  • Nihilism! (How fun!)
  • If everything means nothing, all cakes are just atoms in the end, why do we still live our lives, love our loved ones, and do good deeds? What’s the point of it all?

As always, thank you for your support and stay tuned for Rick and Morty Part 2! 

If you want to support us, consider donating monthly to our Patreon project: https://www.patreon.com/loudmurmurs  or https://afdian.net/@loudmurmurs

You can find us on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, CastBox or wherever you listen to podcasts. 

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Google play: goo.gl/KjRYPN

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2IWNuRB

Soundcloud:https://bit.ly/2FqToIw

RSS feed: https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/258327.rss

Pocket Cast: http://pca.st/nLid

Overcast: https://bit.ly/2SL7MNJ

喜马拉雅:https://bit.ly/2TrxJpZ 

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/loudmurmurs)

Show Notes

The four of us at Loud Murmurs are beyond excited to welcome back Season Four of Rick and Morty (Nov. 10 airdate) with our very own two-part special. We take a deep dive into the world of R&M with four guests through five episodes

In Part 1, Izzy and Diaodiao sits down with physicist Zhichen Zhao, and another physicist philosopher Chentong Lu, to discuss three of our favorite episodes: A Rickle in Time, Auto Erotic Assimilation, and, (drumroll please), Picke Rick!

We cover off on some of the following themes:

  • Our physicists attempt to convince the hosts not to take the science shown in R&M too seriously, then proceeds to explain concepts such as alternative universes and Schrodinger’s cat 
  • We analyze how ‘Auto Erotic Assimilation’ employs the concept of freedom in political philosophy, and how R&M constantly brings up philosophical concepts and dismisses them within a five minute span
  • Nihilism! (How fun!)
  • If everything means nothing, all cakes are just atoms in the end, why do we still live our lives, love our loved ones, and do good deeds? What’s the point of it all?

As always, thank you for your support and stay tuned for Rick and Morty Part 2! 

If you want to support us, consider donating monthly to our Patreon project: https://www.patreon.com/loudmurmurs  or https://afdian.net/@loudmurmurs

You can find us on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, CastBox or wherever you listen to podcasts. 

Itunes: https://apple.co/2VAVf0Z

Google play: goo.gl/KjRYPN

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2IWNuRB

Soundcloud:https://bit.ly/2FqToIw

RSS feed: https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/258327.rss

Pocket Cast: http://pca.st/nLid

Overcast: https://bit.ly/2SL7MNJ

喜马拉雅:https://bit.ly/2TrxJpZ 

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/loudmurmurs)