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Philosophy in 8-Bit III

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Another post of 8-bit Philosophy goodness. Currently in its 30th video, Wisecracks YouTube channel hosts all the content for these amazing videos in an effort to educate using sprites from past 8-bit games within the context of teaching philosophy concepts. I’m fairly certain this will be the final post with these videos, as I’d like to move onto other topics and articles to share. You can still continue to watch all the future 8-bit videos by subscribing to their channel linked below. Episode 21: Does Privilege Matter?   Episode 22:…read more

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Philosophy in 8-Bit II

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Time for Part II of 8-bit Philosophy. The following videos are put together by Wisecrack in an effort to educate using sprites from past 8-bit games within the context of teaching philosophy concepts. They are relatively short and to the point, great for sharing with any video game enthusiast.  They have put out over a dozen so far, and more coming every so often. Their content has been shown on Huffington Post, Wired, Nerdist, and others. Perhaps one day they’ll dive into 16-bit sprites. Check out the next ten segments…read more

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Philosophy in 8-Bit

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Its always been well known that video games enhance your brain skills and behavior patterns for the better. Proven improved visual attention and eye-hand coordination are the obvious traits that games can hone in on, but what about other things like expanding your knowledge and perception of the world? No doubt there are plenty of video games that try to target math, memory, and problem solving   skills like Brain Age, Earthpedia, and Lumosity – but what about subjects like Philosophy? In comes “8-Bit Philosophy” to the rescue. It’s not…read more

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