Thunken Philosofers


  • Episode 10 – A Thunken Riot
    Recorded with the riot at our nation’s Capitol fresh on our minds, this episode focuses on the police response to the insurrection in comparison to the treatment of protestors over the previous summer. What are the lessons to be learned and where do we go from here?
  • Episode 9 – AACB?
    Have a few bad apples spoiled the bunch? We discuss the historical role of police in American society and whether there is a need for change in this first installment of our series on policing.
  • Episode 8 – Social Media
    What is social media’s impact in our society and our lives? We discuss the role of social media in our daily lives and our role in our social networks.
  • Episode 7 – Fermi Paradox
    “Where are all the aliens?” We tackle the Fermi Paradox, the Drake Equation, and why haven’t made contacts with aliens yet.​
  • Episode 6 – Alternative Energy (Part 2)
    In Episode 6 of Thunken Philosofers, we continue our discussion about alternative energy. Join us as we introduce the Paris Agreement before diving into the future of transportation and how that relates to our future energy needs.​
  • Episode 5 – Alternative Energy (Part 1)
    In Episode 5 of Thunken Philosofers, we talk about alternative energy. Join our broad conversation about climate change, alternative fuels, and the future of the energy industry.
  • Episode 4 – Gaming
    In Episode 4 of Thunken Philosofers, we have a conversation about video games. We go over what video games have meant to us, their role in society, and where we think they might be going.
  • Episode 3 – The Electoral College (Part 2)
    In Episode 3 of Thunken Philosofers, we finish our conversation about the Electoral College. After going over the history in part one, we look ahead to see where the system is going and how we might affect it.
  • Episode 2 – The Electoral College (Part 1)
    In this episode, we talk about the electoral college and what that means for the American voting system. What is it? How does it work? Why do we use it? We do what we can to cover all that and a little more.
  • Episode 1 – Time Zones
    What if time zones weren’t a thing? That’s the question the Thunken Philosofers set out to answer in their introductory episode!