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The Wright Show | Sep 12, 2016 | Robert Wright & Robert George

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

A postmodern view of the Bible

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Philosopher and theologian John D. Caputo explains how he understands Scripture.

Mind-Body Problems

Is there a female psyche?

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John Horgan speaks with economist and transgender woman Deirdre McCloskey about how her unique experience informs her understanding of the mind-body problem.

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The weird world of epigenetics

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Contrary to longstanding dogma, heredity can be influenced by the environment. Robert Wright and philosopher Massimo Pigliucci discuss.

Culturally Determined

The Incredible Hulk and the dangers of individualism

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade talks to Travis Smith, author of Superhero Ethics, which uses comic book characters as a lens to examine ethics and values.

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MeaningofLife.tv presents: Changing your mind

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We asked people around the country about opinions they once held but have since abandoned.

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Is punk dead or forever young?

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Philosopher Dan Kaufman asks writer E. John Winner, a veteran of the NYC punk scene, whether the well of youthful rebellion springs eternal.

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The science of the inexplicable

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Theoretical biologist Stuart Kauffman recounts how a premonition of his daughter’s tragic death shaped his ideas about consciousness.

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MeaningofLife.tv presents: Difficulty communicating

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This year, we talked to people around the country about their greatest challenges in communicating with other people.

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What do prayer and meditation mean to you?

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This year, we asked people around the country about their private spiritual practices.