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The Nature of Consciousness in ‘Westworld’ Season 1, Episodes 1-5

Mallory and Jason deep-dive into the concept of consciousness in Season 1 of ‘Westworld’ and ponder what’s to come

Jeffrey Wright and Evan Rachel Wood Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion examine how Season 1 of Westworld explores the concept of consciousness (16:49), explain the theory of bicameralism (51:56), list seven of their favorite hints the showrunners included for audience speculation (55:19), and crown the cocreator of the fictional world (65:30).

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