Eboo Patel, founder of Interfaith Youth Core, on America’s struggle to build a diverse society.
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Sharon Salzberg, author of the new book Real Love, on what Buddhists mean when they warn against emotional attachments. Plus: What’s harder: Loving yourself or loving your enemy?
Massimo Pigliucci, author of the new book How to Be a Stoic, offers some classical self-help advice.
Massimo Pigliucci on the link between form, function, and “purpose” in natural selection. Plus: What Sam Harris gets wrong about science and morality.
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 ethicist Wendell Wallach, author of A Dangerous Master, imagine how AI will affect health care. Plus: DIY pandemics.
Daniel Kaufman and David Ottlinger lament the social and political implications of television fragmentation.
Linda Blanchard, author of Dependent Arising in Context, explains how meditation can give you a different perspective on grief.