Meditation teacher Daniel Ingram, author of Mastering the Core Teachings of the Buddha, on the pathology of our wandering minds.
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Tech visionary Kevin Kelly, author of The Inevitable, on how the shift from books to screens is affecting our culture. Plus: Parenting artificial intelligence.
A long-lost, never-before-shown 2006 conversation between Robert Wright and “new atheist” Sam Harris.
Margaret Werthiem, author of Physics on the Fringe, on the questions we should be asking about the mind.
Ben Perry and Joseph Lam on the staying power of biblical metaphors. Plus: How metaphors shape discourse on slavery and sex.
Robert Wright and Jonathan Gold, author of Paving the Great Way, discuss whether the Buddhist view of causality leaves space for moral agency. Plus: How real is real?
Wesley Wildman argues that theology offers unique insights into the nature of being. Plus: Loving your enemy isn’t enough.
Secular Buddhist Stephen Batchelor explains how the Buddha revolutionized meditation. Plus: Why death is not the end.
Frank Bures, author of The Geography of Madness, on how “contagious” ideas can make you fast and make you sick. Plus: Penis theft panic.