Philosopher Alex Guerrero argues that a system where politicians are selected by lottery from the general populace would heal America's fractured politics.
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Psychologist John Bargh, author of Before You Know It: The Unconscious Reasons We Do What We Do, describes a technique that helps you do hard-to-do things.
Robert Wright speaks with Lama Surya Das about trying to view the turbulent events of the day with equanimity.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Kaitlyn Tiffany, who recently wrote about the “homebody economy” for Vox.
John Horgan explains how writing his new free e-book, Mind-Body Problems, made him embrace some wacky theories of consciousness.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Christopher White, national correspondent for the Catholic news site Crux, revisit the 2002 Church sex abuse scandal in light of the #MeToo movement.
Robert Wright and philosopher Gregg Caruso wrestle with the slippery notion of “compatibilism.”
Robert Wright speaks with philosopher K. Anthony Appiah, author of the new book The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Lauren Oyler, who recently wrote about social media’s effects in The Baffler.
Philosophers Daniel Kaufman and Crispin Sartwell discuss the connections between artistic and political representation.
Lauren Shields discusses the “experiment” she conducted on herself, described in her new book, The Beauty Suit: How My Year of Religious Modesty Made Me a Better Feminist.