It’s the difference between looking at constellations in an app, and looking at a sky full of stars.
No, not origins in the sense of science. Rather, in the sense of people. And philosophy.
As we continue the discussion with Chlorthos Dragon, we discuss the need for parents to be able to show empathy. Also something about Forge of Virtue’s Test of Love.
Ultima doesn’t adequately represent all of the opposition that exists to each Virtue. Not that it handles anti-virtue badly…it just handles it incompletely.
In which we take a look at the origins of the Eight Virtues of Ultima lore, and discuss the intersection of virtue and law.
The Ultima series depicts love in a very philosophically interesting way, one which is very much in line with real-world ideals of mercy.
In which we wrap up the discussion with Paul and look at violence in a real-world context.
What starts as a discussion about story and gameplay mechanics morphs into discussion of the depiction of violence in video games, and how violence might end up being depicted in VR.
Is post-secondary education all it’s cracked up to be? Is STEM education the be-all and end-all of education? Why can’t China make ball-point pens?
A wide-ranging discussion that looks at a number of pressing issues in today’s technological environment.
Technology is morally neutral. But it can be turned toward good ends, such as community formation.
Justice isn’t something which is limited to any one demographic group.
Why are you listening to philosophical and theological musings about Virtues on a gaming podcast?
We’ve been discussing the virtue of Justice during Advent. What does Christmas have to do with Justice?