The Philosophers Stoned

Hosted BySam Labun & Jordan Strauss

A comedy podcast about philosophy with Sam Labun (B.A. and M.A. in philosophy) and comedian Jordan Strauss. Email us with questions or proposed topics at

Episode 8: The Experience Machine

In 1974, Robert Nozick proposed a virtual reality machine that would allow a person to experience a life of their choosing. Whatever scenario you want, the machine will let you experience it with all your senses. The only caveat is that after you go in, you can never leave, and you won’t know it’s a simulation. Should you go in? Find out in this episode!