Josh Summers speaks with Matthew Remski, author of the new book Practice and All Is Coming, about the prevalence of sexual assault in highly devoted yoga communities.
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Sarah Marshall describes the strange origins of the Satanic ritual abuse panic that swept the US during the 1980s.
Robert Wright speaks with David Sloan Wilson, author of the new book This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution.
Philosophers Dan Kaufman and Crispin Sartwell debate the relationship between human senses and reality.
Robert Wright speaks with psychologist William von Hippel, author of the new book The Social Leap: The New Evolutionary Science of Who We Are, Where We Come From, and What Makes Us Happy.
Robert Wright speaks with Luke Kemp of Cambridge University’s Centre for the Study of Existential Risk.
Robert Wright and psychologist Paul Bloom discuss studies of children and infants that bear on the psychology of tribalism.
Robert Wright and theologian John Thatamanil discuss the role of beauty in the “process theology” of Alfred North Whitehead.
Daniel Kaufman and Robert Gressis discuss the state of the discipline and the role of altruism in the lives of philosophy professors.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Leah Finnegan, who recently wrote about radically reducing her news consumption.
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Primatologist Richard Wrangham, author of the new book The Goodness Paradox, discusses how our ancestors dealt with violent males—and made our species gentler.