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The Wright Show | Jul 23, 2015 | Robert Wright & Miguel Farias

The Wright Show

Rescued from the dustbin of history

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A long-lost, never-before-shown 2006 conversation between Robert Wright and “new atheist” Sam Harris.

The Wright Show

Are the deepest questions unanswerable?

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Michael Shermer discusses his controversial Scientific American column on God, free will, and consciousness.

The Wright Show

The “awakening universe”

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Theologian John Haught has a cosmic take on religion’s place in the scheme of things.

Culturally Determined

The path to becoming a “sex cult” leader

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Vanessa Grigoriadis, who recently wrote about the controversial group NXIVM, describes its leader, Keith Raniere.

Sophia

Scientism cloaked in materialism

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Massimo Pigliucci explains his brief turn to materialism as a teenager after leaving organized religion. Plus: What is the “self” made of?

The Wright Show

Is this the dawn of a new psychedelic age?

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Michael Pollan, author of the new bestseller How to Change Your Mind, discusses recent findings about the therapeutic and spiritual effects of psychedelic drugs.

Culturally Determined

The faith of First Reformed

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with film critic Alissa Wilkinson about the new movie First Reformed and its striking portrayal of American Christianity.

The Wright Show

Can quantum physics explain why it’s like something to be alive?

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Anesthesiologist Stuart Hameroff discusses the theory of consciousness that he and physicist Roger Penrose developed.

The Wright Show

Can we phase out suffering by tackling its genetic roots?

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Robert Wright and transhumanist philosopher David Pearce consider the question.

Life outside the “pleasure dome”

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Stephen Asma, author of the new book Why We Need Religion, and Rami Gabriel discuss how the isolation of Western life limits our understanding of a more collectivist human nature. Plus: Culture of personality.