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Excession parts 8 and 9

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Aliens attack! Ships seccede! Rogues reminisce! And Johnny says Morvin f***ing Skell again! 

A huge thanks to Terminal Khaos Builders for providing all music used in this episode! Our opening theme is "Oh, they never lie," off the album "12 Views of Iain M. Banks's Culture." Check out their music here: 

https://terminalkhaosbuilders.bandcamp.com/music 

Also, the music used while GSV read the good ship's last thoughts was, "But in the end, it's still just cleaning a table" off the same album

Also also, if you find talk of historical torture titilating, I suggest the Dan Carlin's Hardcore History episode "Painfotainment," link here: https://www.dancarlin.com/product/hardcore-history-61-blitz-painfotainment/

Come chat with us on our discord ( https://discord.gg/5RweN4Z )

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Episode 14 · 1 month ago

Excession Parts 4 and 5

Alien Assholes and Muddling Minds! Tension builds as Johnny and GSV cover parts 4 and 5 of Ian M. Banks' Excession!

A huge thanks to Terminal Khaos Builders for providing all music used in this episode! Our opening theme is "Oh, they never lie," off the album "12 Views of Iain M. Banks's Culture." Check out their music here: 

https://terminalkhaosbuilders.bandcamp.com/music 

Come chat with us on our discord ( https://discord.gg/5RweN4Z )

Episode 13 · 2 months ago

Excession Parts 1, 2, and 3

Plots and prognostications! Trouble brews in the culture as forces from beyond, forces from within, and forces from the forgotten list of unresolved disputes rear their ugly heads! 

A huge thanks to Terminal Khaos Builders for providing all music used in this episode! Our intro and outtro music is "Oh, they never lie," off the album "12 Views of Iain M. Banks's Culture." Check out their music here:

https://terminalkhaosbuilders.bandcamp.com/music

In this episode we cover the first three parts of Excession.

(Introduction to the Boh isattva vow):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodhisattva_vow

(This may not be available due to the NYT Scott Alexander doxxing scandal):

https://slatestarcodex.com/2019/11/04/samsara/

(This audio version may still be up):

http://sscpodcast.libsyn.com/samsara  

(Here's the comic GSV mentioned):

https://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/2013-01-29

Come chat with us on our discord ( https://discord.gg/5RweN4Z )

Episode 12 · 3 months ago

State of The Art Conclusion

Episode 11 · 3 months ago

Marain Rant (Bonus Episode)