Ethics of the Final Frontier

September 6, 2022

Space: The Final Frontier. The Frontier has been an essential part of America’s mythology from the beginning. It has led to exploration, adventure- and all the problems wrapped up in seeing ‘undiscovered country’ as a land where no white man has been. Prof Matthew Wilhelm Kapell joins Paul and myself to talk about the idea…

Listen Now

Is Star Fleet a Military?

September 28, 2021

What are the questions that come up when we militarize space? Is there a problem when you show up to a first contact in ship loaded with weapons? Who makes decisions when messages to the civilian oversight back home take days or weeks to be delivered? Rob McKenzie is back to talk about these issues…

Listen Now