Fullmetal Alchemist and Personal Identity

Fullmetal Alchemist and Personal Identity By Darian Shump   “I kill, therefore I am.” – Barry the Chopper (FMA: Brotherhood, Episode 8: The Fifth Laboratory)   In Episode 7 (“Hidden Truths”) of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, the Elric brothers infiltrate an abandoned government complex they suspect was used to conduct experiments on condemned prisoners in an…

Mass Effect, Personal Identity, and Genocide

Mass Effect, Personal Identity, and Genocide By Russ Hamer   As video games and gaming gain traction in our society, we are seeing the production of more and more games that immerse the player in serious narratives full of complicated philosophical problems. Mass Effect is one of these games. For those who don’t know, the…