In this episode we discuss how our brains bring many more characters to life besides our "selves": imaginary friends, gods, demons, angels, ghosts, past lives, Daniel Tiger, Conky—soul puppets, one and all! The Spell of the Week is a spell to breathe a soul into a figurine.
Referenced in this episode:
- Conky (warning: linked video contains strong language)
- Won't You Be My Neighbor?
- Statler and Waldorf
- Jabba the Hutt puppet
The Placebo Magick Podcast explores how rationalists can gain the benefits of religious or occult practices and traditions without believing in the supernatural; or, how religious or occult practitioners can continue to honor their traditions while bringing their beliefs and actions into greater harmony with science and ethics.