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Recorded:Dec 2    Posted:Dec 4, 2015
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Science of Spirituality | Dec 4, 2015 | David Bryce Yaden & Roy Hamilton

The Wright Show

Meditation as medication

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Psychologist Miguel Farias, author of The Buddha Pill, argues that using meditation for therapy is misguided. Plus: The dark night of the soul.

Mind-Body Problems

Is “information” the key to quantum mechanics?

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John Horgan and science writer Philip Ball discuss the roles of consciousness and calculation in quantum mechanics.

Psychopolitica

Hitting the existential brick wall

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Over a slideshow of his work, the artist David Poleski describes a devastating “negative mystical experience” he had in 1974.

The Wright Show

It’s time for a psychological revolution!

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In a conversation with Rob Wiblin, a leader of the effective altruism movement, Robert Wright argues that unchecked cognitive biases are pushing the world toward disaster.

The Wright Show

Defying your tribe, mindfully

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Robert Wright and Josh Summers ask whether mindfulness can help us overcome the fear of blowback from within our own tribe.

The Wright Show

Do our intentions matter?

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Robert Wright and psychologist Paul Bloom discuss why we punish people for unintentional transgressions.

The Wright Show

Approaches to ultimate reality

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Robert Wright and John Thatamanil, author of the new book Circling the Elephant, discuss how different religious traditions try to access divinity

Mind-Body Problems

The agnosticism of the novelist

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John Horgan talks with novelist and neuroscientist Erik Hoel, author of the new novel The Revelations, about how to reconcile science and fiction.

Psychopolitica

Reframing the DMT experience

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Nikita Petrov describes his conflicted relationship with “DMT entities” and how encountering them changed his thoughts on Scientology.

The Wright Show

How meditation can make us better global citizens

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Robert Wright explains how mindfulness could help humanity overcome destructive cognitive biases.