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182. A Conversation With UFOlogist Alan Steinfeld on How Believers and Skeptics Think About UFOs - burst 18

182. A Conversation With UFOlogist Alan Steinfeld on How Believers and Skeptics Think About UFOs - burst 18

182. A Conversation With UFOlogist Alan Steinfeld on How Believers and Skeptics Think About UFOs - burst 18

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A highlight from 182. A Conversation With UFOlogist Alan Steinfeld on How Believers and Skeptics Think About UFOs

A highlight from 182. A Conversation With UFOlogist Alan Steinfeld on How Believers and Skeptics Think About UFOs

A highlight from 182. A Conversation With UFOlogist Alan Steinfeld on How Believers and Skeptics Think About UFOs

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A highlight from 181. David Buss  When Men Behave Badly: The Hidden Roots of Sexual Deception, Harassment, and Assault

A highlight from 181. David Buss When Men Behave Badly: The Hidden Roots of Sexual Deception, Harassment, and Assault

A highlight from 181. David Buss When Men Behave Badly: The Hidden Roots of Sexual Deception, Harassment, and Assault

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A highlight from 180. Andy Norman  Mental Immunity: Infectious Ideas, Mind Parasites, and the Search for a Better Way to Think

A highlight from 180. Andy Norman Mental Immunity: Infectious Ideas, Mind Parasites, and the Search for a Better Way to Think

A highlight from 180. Andy Norman Mental Immunity: Infectious Ideas, Mind Parasites, and the Search for a Better Way to Think

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179. Niall Ferguson  Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - burst 22

179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - burst 22

179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - burst 22

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179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - burst 19

179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - burst 19

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179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - burst 13

179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - burst 13

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179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - burst 11

179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - burst 11

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179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - burst 09

179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - burst 09

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179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - burst 03

179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - burst 03

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A highlight from 179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe

A highlight from 179. Niall Ferguson Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe

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178. James Hunter & Paul Nedelisky on religious vs. secular morality  Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality - burst 27

178. James Hunter & Paul Nedelisky on religious vs. secular morality Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality - burst 27

178. James Hunter & Paul Nedelisky on religious vs. secular morality Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality - burst 27

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A highlight from 178. James Hunter & Paul Nedelisky on religious vs. secular morality  Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality

A highlight from 178. James Hunter & Paul Nedelisky on religious vs. secular morality Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality

A highlight from 178. James Hunter & Paul Nedelisky on religious vs. secular morality Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality

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A highlight from 177. Angus Fletcher  25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of Literature

A highlight from 177. Angus Fletcher 25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of Literature

A highlight from 177. Angus Fletcher 25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of Literature

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A highlight from 176. Minouche Shafik  What We Owe Each Other: A New Social Contract for a Better Society

A highlight from 176. Minouche Shafik What We Owe Each Other: A New Social Contract for a Better Society

A highlight from 176. Minouche Shafik What We Owe Each Other: A New Social Contract for a Better Society

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A highlight from 175. Brian Keating  How it All Began: Cosmic Inflation, the Multiverse, and the Nature of Scientific Proof

A highlight from 175. Brian Keating How it All Began: Cosmic Inflation, the Multiverse, and the Nature of Scientific Proof

A highlight from 175. Brian Keating How it All Began: Cosmic Inflation, the Multiverse, and the Nature of Scientific Proof

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A highlight from 174. Jordan Peterson  Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life

A highlight from 174. Jordan Peterson Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life

A highlight from 174. Jordan Peterson Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life

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A highlight from 173. Naomi Oreskes  Why Trust Science?

A highlight from 173. Naomi Oreskes Why Trust Science?

A highlight from 173. Naomi Oreskes Why Trust Science?

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A highlight from 172. Andrew Doyle  Free Speech: And Why it Matters

A highlight from 172. Andrew Doyle Free Speech: And Why it Matters

A highlight from 172. Andrew Doyle Free Speech: And Why it Matters

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A highlight from 171. John Mueller  The Stupidity of War: American Foreign Policy and the Case for Complacency

A highlight from 171. John Mueller The Stupidity of War: American Foreign Policy and the Case for Complacency

A highlight from 171. John Mueller The Stupidity of War: American Foreign Policy and the Case for Complacency

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170. Michio Kaku  The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything - burst 21

170. Michio Kaku The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything - burst 21

170. Michio Kaku The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything - burst 21

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A highlight from 170. Michio Kaku  The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything

A highlight from 170. Michio Kaku The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything

A highlight from 170. Michio Kaku The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything

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A highlight from 168. Daniel Dennett & Gregg Caruso  Just Deserts: Debating Free Will (moderated by Michael Shermer)

A highlight from 168. Daniel Dennett & Gregg Caruso Just Deserts: Debating Free Will (moderated by Michael Shermer)

A highlight from 168. Daniel Dennett & Gregg Caruso Just Deserts: Debating Free Will (moderated by Michael Shermer)

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Obesity, Von Nurdin And Einstein discussed on Science Salon

Obesity, Von Nurdin And Einstein discussed on Science Salon

Obesity, Von Nurdin And Einstein discussed on Science Salon

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A highlight from 167. Gary Taubes  The Case for Keto: Rethinking Weight Control and the Science and Practice of Low-Carb/High-Fat Eating

A highlight from 167. Gary Taubes The Case for Keto: Rethinking Weight Control and the Science and Practice of Low-Carb/High-Fat Eating

A highlight from 167. Gary Taubes The Case for Keto: Rethinking Weight Control and the Science and Practice of Low-Carb/High-Fat Eating

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