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A highlight from 211. Ashley Rindsberg  The Gray Lady Winked: How the New York Timess Misreporting, Distortions and Fabrications Radically Alter History

A highlight from 211. Ashley Rindsberg The Gray Lady Winked: How the New York Timess Misreporting, Distortions and Fabrications Radically Alter History

A highlight from 211. Ashley Rindsberg The Gray Lady Winked: How the New York Timess Misreporting, Distortions and Fabrications Radically Alter History

Aired 8 months ago

A highlight from 210. Leidy Klotz on doing more with less, based on his book Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less

A highlight from 210. Leidy Klotz on doing more with less, based on his book Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less

A highlight from 210. Leidy Klotz on doing more with less, based on his book Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less

Aired 8 months ago

A highlight from 209. Heather Heying & Bret Weinstein on Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life, Based on Their New Book a Hunter-Gatherers Guide to the 21st Century

A highlight from 209. Heather Heying & Bret Weinstein on Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life, Based on Their New Book a Hunter-Gatherers Guide to the 21st Century

A highlight from 209. Heather Heying & Bret Weinstein on Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life, Based on Their New Book a Hunter-Gatherers Guide to the 21st Century

Aired 8 months ago

A highlight from 208. The Truth About 9/11 and Terrorism

A highlight from 208. The Truth About 9/11 and Terrorism

A highlight from 208. The Truth About 9/11 and Terrorism

Aired 8 months ago

A highlight from 207. John Petrocelli  The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit

A highlight from 207. John Petrocelli The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit

A highlight from 207. John Petrocelli The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit

Aired 9 months ago

A highlight from 206. Nichola Raihani  The Social Instinct: How Cooperation Shaped the World

A highlight from 206. Nichola Raihani The Social Instinct: How Cooperation Shaped the World

A highlight from 206. Nichola Raihani The Social Instinct: How Cooperation Shaped the World

Aired 9 months ago

A highlight from 205. Richard Dawkins on evangelizing for evolution, science, skepticism, philosophy, reason, and rationality, based on his book Books Do Furnish a Life: Reading and Writing Science

A highlight from 205. Richard Dawkins on evangelizing for evolution, science, skepticism, philosophy, reason, and rationality, based on his book Books Do Furnish a Life: Reading and Writing Science

A highlight from 205. Richard Dawkins on evangelizing for evolution, science, skepticism, philosophy, reason, and rationality, based on his book Books Do Furnish a Life: Reading and Writing Science

Aired 9 months ago

A highlight from 204. Carole Hooven on T: The Story of Testosterone, the Hormone that Dominates and Divides Us

A highlight from 204. Carole Hooven on T: The Story of Testosterone, the Hormone that Dominates and Divides Us

A highlight from 204. Carole Hooven on T: The Story of Testosterone, the Hormone that Dominates and Divides Us

Aired 9 months ago

A highlight from 203. Lee McIntyre  How to Talk to a Science Denier: Conversations with Flat Earthers, Climate Deniers, and Others Who Defy Reason

A highlight from 203. Lee McIntyre How to Talk to a Science Denier: Conversations with Flat Earthers, Climate Deniers, and Others Who Defy Reason

A highlight from 203. Lee McIntyre How to Talk to a Science Denier: Conversations with Flat Earthers, Climate Deniers, and Others Who Defy Reason

Aired 9 months ago

A highlight from 202. Julia Galef  The Scout Mindset: Why Some People See Things Clearly and Others Dont

A highlight from 202. Julia Galef The Scout Mindset: Why Some People See Things Clearly and Others Dont

A highlight from 202. Julia Galef The Scout Mindset: Why Some People See Things Clearly and Others Dont

Aired 9 months ago

A highlight from 201. Michael Shermer  Ask Me Anything # 7

A highlight from 201. Michael Shermer Ask Me Anything # 7

A highlight from 201. Michael Shermer Ask Me Anything # 7

Aired 9 months ago

A highlight from 200. Philip Zimbardo on the Nature & Nurture of Good & Evil

A highlight from 200. Philip Zimbardo on the Nature & Nurture of Good & Evil

A highlight from 200. Philip Zimbardo on the Nature & Nurture of Good & Evil

Aired 9 months ago

A highlight from 199. David Potter  Disruption: Why Things Change

A highlight from 199. David Potter Disruption: Why Things Change

A highlight from 199. David Potter Disruption: Why Things Change

Aired 10 months ago

A highlight from 198. Bernardo Kastrup on the Nature of Reality: Materialism, Idealism, or Skepticism

A highlight from 198. Bernardo Kastrup on the Nature of Reality: Materialism, Idealism, or Skepticism

A highlight from 198. Bernardo Kastrup on the Nature of Reality: Materialism, Idealism, or Skepticism

Aired 10 months ago

A highlight from 197. Yaron Brook on Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged, and Objectivism

A highlight from 197. Yaron Brook on Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged, and Objectivism

A highlight from 197. Yaron Brook on Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged, and Objectivism

Aired 10 months ago

A highlight from 196. Annie Murphy Paul  The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain

A highlight from 196. Annie Murphy Paul The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain

A highlight from 196. Annie Murphy Paul The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain

Aired 10 months ago

A highlight from 194. John Mackey (Founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market) on Conscious Capitalism & Conscious Leadership

A highlight from 194. John Mackey (Founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market) on Conscious Capitalism & Conscious Leadership

A highlight from 194. John Mackey (Founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market) on Conscious Capitalism & Conscious Leadership

Aired 10 months ago

A highlight from 191. Michael Gordin on the Fringe of Where Science Meets Pseudoscience

A highlight from 191. Michael Gordin on the Fringe of Where Science Meets Pseudoscience

A highlight from 191. Michael Gordin on the Fringe of Where Science Meets Pseudoscience

Aired 11 months ago

A highlight from 190. Jonathan Rauch  The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth

A highlight from 190. Jonathan Rauch The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth

A highlight from 190. Jonathan Rauch The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth

Aired 11 months ago

A highlight from 189. Daniel Kahneman  Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment

A highlight from 189. Daniel Kahneman Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment

A highlight from 189. Daniel Kahneman Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment

Aired 11 months ago

A highlight from 188. Legendary Undersea Explorer Robert Ballard  Into the Deep: A Memoir From the Man Who Found Titanic

A highlight from 188. Legendary Undersea Explorer Robert Ballard Into the Deep: A Memoir From the Man Who Found Titanic

A highlight from 188. Legendary Undersea Explorer Robert Ballard Into the Deep: A Memoir From the Man Who Found Titanic

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from 187. Robert Cialdini  Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

A highlight from 187. Robert Cialdini Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

A highlight from 187. Robert Cialdini Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from 186. William Nordhaus on the Economics of Global Warming, Pandemics, and Corporate Malfeasance

A highlight from 186. William Nordhaus on the Economics of Global Warming, Pandemics, and Corporate Malfeasance

A highlight from 186. William Nordhaus on the Economics of Global Warming, Pandemics, and Corporate Malfeasance

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from 185. A conversation with Stephen Meyer on the Return of the God Hypothesis: Three Scientific Discoveries that Reveal the Mind Behind the Universe (and why Shermer remains skeptical)

A highlight from 185. A conversation with Stephen Meyer on the Return of the God Hypothesis: Three Scientific Discoveries that Reveal the Mind Behind the Universe (and why Shermer remains skeptical)

A highlight from 185. A conversation with Stephen Meyer on the Return of the God Hypothesis: Three Scientific Discoveries that Reveal the Mind Behind the Universe (and why Shermer remains skeptical)

Aired 1 year ago

A highlight from 184. Alexander Green on Money & Why It Matters

A highlight from 184. Alexander Green on Money & Why It Matters

A highlight from 184. Alexander Green on Money & Why It Matters

Aired 1 year ago