Robert Wright and Massimo Pigliucci, co-editor of the new book Science Unlimited?: The Challenges of Scientism, discuss the role of science in questions of ethics and human welfare.
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Robert Wright and neuroscientist Molly Crockett discuss the risks and rewards of being morally outraged online.
Yoga teacher Josh Summers discusses the meditative and spiritual aspects of the practice.
Stephen Asma and Rami Gabriel discuss the influence of culture on the brain’s reading of human emotion.
Sister Theresa Aletheia Noble, author of the book The Prodigal You Love, explains the importance of “memento mori,” or remembering one’s own death, in her spiritual practice.
Robert Wright and ornithologist Richard Prum discuss evolutionary explanations of the phenomenon.
Dan Kaufman and Crispin Sartwell put the artist’s work in historical and religious context.
Dan Kaufman and Daniel Tippens discuss art’s critical role in holding a society together.
Fascial specialist David Lesondak describes the relationship between posture and mental health.
Pater Edmund Waldstein, a Cistercian monk, explains the historical incident that recently sparked a wide-ranging intellectual debate.
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Philosopher Galen Strawson argues that consciousness is a fundamental aspect of all matter.