Daniel Kaufman and David Ottlinger lament the social and political implications of television fragmentation.
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Massimo Pigliucci, author of the new book How to Be a Stoic, offers some classical self-help advice.
Sharon Salzberg, author of the new book Real Love, on how mindfulness and meditation can help you do both.
Psychologist Jay Van Bavel on the roots of partisanship. Plus: How cognitive biases shape our reality.
Philosopher Massimo Pigliucci uses Stoicism to counsel people on letting things go. Plus: Stoicism—the Swiss Army knife of philosophies!
Psychologist Adam Alter, author of Irresistible, offers advice on how to break your addiction to the screen. Plus: How Facebook gets you hooked.
Robert Wright and astrophysicist Adam Frank on the difficulty of understanding what is inside our heads. Plus: The ultimate weirdness.
Linda Blanchard, author of Dependent Arising in Context, explains how meditation can give you a different perspective on grief.
Massimo Pigliucci on the link between form, function, and “purpose” in natural selection. Plus: What Sam Harris gets wrong about science and morality.
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Robert Wright and ethicist Wendell Wallach, author of A Dangerous Master, imagine how AI will affect health care. Plus: DIY pandemics.