Noah Rasheta and registered dietician Paige Smathers discuss the benefits of mindful attention to one’s thoughts and senses while eating.
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Stephen Batchelor, author of After Buddhism: Rethinking the Dharma for a Secular Age, on the perils of ascribing too much authority to traditional Buddhist teachings.
Anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann on the place of shamans in Christian societies in West Africa.
Josh Summers and Thomas Joiner, author of Mindlessness: The Corruption of Mindfulness in a Culture of Narcissism, discuss the origins of modern culture’s self-obsession.
Stephen Asma and Rami Gabriel present a puppet show telling the philosophical history of emotion, from Aristotle to Freud.
Massimo Pigliucci on how philosophers can give practical advice without betraying their principles.
Philosopher Tim O’Connor on taking our intuition seriously.
Dan Harris, co-author of the new book Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics, explains how thinking of troublesome parts of his mind as people helped drain them of power.
How bad are his offenses, and is the backlash to babe.net’s article warranted? Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Liz Wolfe consider.
Philip Menchaca speaks with psychologist Jonathan Young, an expert on the work of Joseph Campbell. Plus: Cinderella and mental health.