Daniel Kaufman speaks with philosopher Robert B. Talisse, author of the new book Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in its Place.
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Robert Wright speaks with Ruth Whippman, author of the book America the Anxious.
Narayan Helen Liebenson, author of the book The Magnanimous Heart: Compassion and Love, Loss and Grief, Joy and Liberation, recalls her months of meditation in a jungle in Thailand.
Daniel Kaufman speaks with journalist Helen Joyce, who is writing a book about gender.
Nikita Petrov and John Horgan discuss the disruptive nature of psychedelics and the limitations of the habitual mind.
David Bentley Hart, author of the new book That All Shall Be Saved: Heaven, Hell, and Universal Salvation, argues against the traditional Christian understanding of the afterlife.
Daniel Kaufman speaks with philosopher Robert Gressis, who recently examined the question in an essay.
Robert Wright speaks with political scientist Alexander Wendt, who recently delivered a TEDx talk titled “Wanted: A Science of UFOs.”
Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Jesse Singal, author of the recent article “The Rise of PTSD.”
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Robert Wright speaks with Daoism scholar Robin Wang about the famous opening line of the Dao De Jing.
Daniel Kaufman and Milton Lawson discuss the immoral main character of Uncut Gems, played by Adam Sandler. (Contains spoilers.)