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A Philosophy Talk show on puns can’t just consist of making puns, even if they are good ones.  We need to show what’s philosophically interesting about them.

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Music is an amazing thing. It can move us to its groove and or make us cringe. It can lift us up or bring us down. But exactly how does music work its magic on the mind?  What separates good music from bad? And why do different people react so differently to the very same music?

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