4: Robert Nozick's Experience Machine - a podcast by Eric Roark

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If you could plug into in a machine that would provide you with the experience of any desire and wish that you had while all the time your brain were hooked up to electrodes running to the machine would you flip the switch and plug into the machine?  This thought provoking question posed by Robert Nozick is the topic of this week's egg timer.  And yes Nozick wrote about this idea roughly 25 years before the first Matrix film was released on the big screen.

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