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Eschaton is a show for those interested in the great mysteries of the world around us. It challenges conventional wisdom and prevailing belief systems by attempting to offer fresh insight into our most important questions, both old and new. The mission of Eschaton is to create a revolution of thought, one individual at a time.
 
Cody and Sarah are creative entrepreneurs and YouTubers living in Portland. They often find themselves deep in conversation about anything and everything - from culture or politics, to how to be a person in this world. The magic of living well happens through listening and learning from others, which after eleven years of marriage they've had plenty of opportunity to put into practice. Don't expect to find the answers here, these conversations are all about asking the questions.
 
The podcast that reminds us that we are human first before anything else. On this show we have the conversations you're having about race, religion, and culture. We share stories and experiences that bring to light the humanity behind the ideologies, politics, and beliefs that we have about the world. Let's talk about justice, faith, and culture together!
 
CatharSIS is a podcast about the meaning of life, created in honor of Michal and Maayan's dad, Oncologist/Hematologist, who would often ask his patients, family, friends, even strangers: “What’s the meaning of life?” It’s a personal and relatable podcast where two sisters, both Associate Marriage and Family Therapists, interview different people about the meaning of life, existentialism, friendship, relationships, love, death, grief, and nostalgia. Michal’s experience is with the cancer popu ...
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
 
[We have episodes in German and English] How do scientists uncover phenomena and explain their connections? How do engineers design machines, methods and infrastructure? At omega tau, experts give detailed answers. Over the last ten years, we have produced 300 episodes in which we dug deeper, until we ran out of questions. Join us on our journey through the world of science and engineering: the closer you look and listen, the more interesting things get.
 
FLI catalyzes and supports research and initiatives for safeguarding life and developing optimistic visions of the future, including positive ways for humanity to steer its own course considering new technologies and challenges. Among our objectives is to inspire discussion and a sharing of ideas. As such, we interview researchers and thought leaders who we believe will help spur discussion within our community. The interviews do not necessarily represent FLI’s opinions or views.
 
When Brooklyn Winters graduates from university, she thinks that her adult life will “just kind of figure itself out.” SPOILER ALERT: this doesn’t happen. Six weeks after graduation, she has no job, no money, and is frantically calling her best friend to come and rescue her from the basement suite she has unwisely moved into with her dud of a boyfriend. New episodes every Saturday until July 25th, 2020. Confessions of a New Grad is an independent podcast written, narrated, and produced by Gr ...
 
This is the Trace. Here you will take part in conversations on art, culture, and world events all rooted in the year of the guests birth. We get into the personal and the political here so beware; all of those things that we are told not to talk about are on the table here. Who is it that doesn’t want us talking about sex, politics, and religion anyways? Here we will talk openly about all of those topics and more. I am Andrew Thomas Hackett. Welcome to The Trace.
 
Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world — one voicemail at a time. Bill and science writer Corey S. Powell take your burning questions and put them to the world's leading experts on just about every topic in the universe. Should you stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change? Could alien life be swimming inside the moons of Jupiter and Saturn? Does your pet parakeet learn to sing the way that you learned to speak? Bill, Corey, and their special guests will answer those questions ...
 
Enjoy thoughtful and humorous discussion about hot topics from God's point of view. You will hear some arguing, disagreeing and a little banter. Each pastor isn't afraid to call it like it is. Yet he also isn't afraid to change his mind! If you are not immediately enthralled we'll give you your money back!
 
The Mind Matters podcast features discussions with leaders in the fields of psychology, education, and beyond, with an emphasis on gifted/talented and 2e (twice-exceptional) children and adults. Mind Matters explores parenting, counseling techniques, and best practices for enriching the lives of high-ability people.
 
Find yourself working in silence? Miss hearing random conversations between pals throughout your day? Just want to have some lighthearted background noise as you work from home? Ambient Conversation doesn't want to teach you anything, discuss current events, or provide a platform for famous folks to talk. Half-listen to everyday pals have lighthearted chats about nothing. Find us on twitter @ambientconvos
 
Partly Political Broadcast is a weekly comedy podcast dissecting the previous week's political news. Every show has in-depth looks at issues, interviews with people who know things and top level satirical commentary from comedian Tiernan Douieb who really doesn't understand politics all that much. One of The Observer's Top Ten Political Podcasts of 2018. ‘Very funny but fiercely political’ – Time Out www.partlypoliticalbroadcast.co.uk Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/partlypoliti ...
 
Welcome to the Mad in America podcast, a new weekly discussion that searches for the truth about psychiatric prescription drugs and mental health care worldwide. This podcast is part of Mad in America’s mission to serve as a catalyst for rethinking psychiatric care. We believe that the current drug-based paradigm of care has failed our society and that scientific research, as well as the lived experience of those who have been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, calls for profound change. ...
 
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With the death toll still rising from the coronavirus pandemic, it’s especially easy for neurodivergent people to wax existential. They question life, worry about death, and generally ask, “what’s it all about?” Our guest is Leon Garber, author of a blog called Leon’s Existential Cafe, and we’re diving deep on episode 68. ABOUT THE GUEST - Leon Gar…
 
Intense battles between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh show no sign of abating three days after a fresh outbreak of hostilities. We speak to the Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan.Also in the programme: UN says most countries are failing women and girls with response to coronavirus; and why has Ja…
 
This week we delve into Jesus' thoughts on mourning. Interestingly, our prayer life will change as we come to understand mourning through Jesus' blessing. This week's episode is brought to you by our From the Field Collection of handcrafted jewelry, ornaments, macrame and more. Our friends in Nepal are so excited to be supporting themselves in part…
 
Kirk Schneider is currently running for President of the American Psychological Association (APA). He is a licensed psychologist and adjunct faculty at Saybrook University and Teachers College, Columbia University. He is well-known as the leading spokesperson for integrative, existential, and humanistic approaches to psychology, which emphasize the…
 
In this episode of the AI Alignment Podcast, Andrew Critch joins us to discuss a recent paper he co-authored with David Krueger titled AI Research Considerations for Human Existential Safety. We explore a wide range of issues, from how the mainstream computer science community views AI existential risk, to the need for more accurate terminology in …
 
Ahead of Pro14 semi-final weekend, Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella join Gavan Casey to break down and make their picks for Leinster-Munster and Edinburgh-Ulster. The lads also dig into the Jackson Pollock painting that is the temporary Champions Cup format change, and try to figure out what the future holds for the Pro12/14/16.…
 
What are the biggest threats to the future of human existence on the planet? Not nuclear war or climate change as some might think, but man-made pathogens and thinking machines, the Australian philosopher Toby Ord tells Gideon Rachman. He talks about how he reached this conclusion and what can be done to avert disaster. Clips: Reuters Toby Ord’s bo…
 
Are toxic and unhealed relationships keeping us from growing? In this episode, Cody lays out his theory on why he believes the answer is yes. Drawing from Multiple Intelligence Theory, the brain's Default Mode Network, the evolutionary science of cooperation, mental and emotional capacity, and anecdotal life experience, Sarah and Cody discuss why.…
 
The guys discuss how to beat procrastination in law school, recognizing and addressing juvenile depression, and difficulties in a relationship with a pregnant girlfriend This week's THERAPRODUCER sponsors are Smitty Scoop and Jake Schneider! BECOME A THERAPAL, THERAPOD, PTHERADACTYL or ex officio THERAPRODUCER at www.Patreon.com/therapy ASK YOUR QU…
 
Steve, Brad, and Tim discuss poverty of spirit. How does one bankrupt their ego? Is there a connection between this beatitude and idolatry? This week's episode is brought to you by our From the Field Collection of handcrafted jewelry, ornaments, macrame and more. Our friends in Nepal are so excited to be supporting themselves in part through this m…
 
Composer, artist, and writer Paul D. Miller talks with us about social media’s “computational propaganda,” the need to trust science over belief, and how his multimedia project “Quantopia” unpacks the history and evolution of the internet.By Spencer Bailey, Andrew Zuckerman, The Slowdown, DJ Spooky, Paul D. Miller
 
China’s authorities have started to celebrate the country’s role in the second world war after long regarding it as a subject best forgotten. Gideon talks to the historian Rana Mitter about what’s behind this revised outlook on such a tormented period in the country’s history. Rana Mitter’s book China’s Good War is published by Harvard University P…
 
Kelly Wanser from SilverLining joins us to discuss techniques for climate intervention to mitigate the impacts of human induced climate change. Topics discussed in this episode include:- The risks of climate change in the short-term- Tipping points and tipping cascades- Climate intervention via marine cloud brightening and releasing particles in th…
 
The organisation that oversees US presidential debates says it will take steps to ensure no repetition of Tuesday's angry and disorderly encounter between Donald Trump and his challenger, Joe Biden.Also in the programme: Russia has offered to mediate in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia; the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has cal…
 
Also in the programme: A Syrian militant says to the BBC that he is being paid U$2,000 to fight for Azerbaijan; and the European Union launches a report criticising Hungary and Poland for changes to those countries' judiciaries and infringing media freedoms(Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participate…
 
A long time in the making, I finally chat with my wonderful and talented friends Sarah Kate Benjamin and Summer Singletary, herbalists, and co-founders of the Kosmic Kitchen. We talk about their journey into herbalism, how they chose to focus on kitchen medicine, their thoughts on how the field of herbalism is evolving, and so much more. We also ta…
 
Armenia says one of its fighter jets was shot down by a Turkish jet in what would be a major escalation of the conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Turkey, which is backing Azerbaijan in the conflict, has denied the claim. The Armenian prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, tells us that his country's existence is under threat as fighting …
 
Burn the sage, it's time to cleanse Toronto of these demons of playoffs (and Rays) past. Drew and Stoeten forecast the Jays' series against Tampa Bay (:30). What's there really to fear from the No. 1 overall seed in the American League? Is it realistic the Blue Birds actually win this series? The stunning, though, probably expected development of M…
 
Artist, aesthetics expert, and writer Leonard Koren, author of the new book “Musings of a Curious Aesthete,” discusses the psychological benefits of bathing, how “action intellectuals” harness life’s experiences, and the enlightenment that comes from looking at things from a new perspective.By Spencer Bailey, Andrew Zuckerman, The Slowdown, Leonard Koren
 
We all have to pull together to fight the virus, said the Prime Minister. It's just that you have to do all the pulling with no financial support or help from the government who are too busy imprisoning students, telling schools that kids can't learn about how awful they are and making Kent independent. Another standard week in British politics, me…
 
The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has called for a complete Armenian withdrawal from Nagorno-Karabakh- the Caucasus region of south-eastern Europe. He was speaking as fierce clashes continued for a second day between Turkey's ally, Azerbaijan, and local Armenian forces. Dozens of people have been killed during the latest fighting involvi…
 
Armenia has accused Turkey of providing direct military support to Azerbaijan as fighting continues for a second day in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. We hear from officials from both sides. Also, Donald Trump paid just $750 (£580) in federal income tax both in 2016, the year he ran for the US presidency, and in his first year in the Whit…
 
Gabriel Gipe joins Breht to discuss the genre and history of dystopian fiction, its ideological role in American society, the impact of George Orwell and anti-communism on our culture, and what it even means to discuss dystopia while living in one. Check out Gabriel's book reviews on Instagram @mr_gs_book_club Please Support Rev Left Radio HERE Out…
 
Civilians have been killed and injured during heavy fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. The president of the breakaway region, which is mainly inhabited by ethnic Armenians, has declared martial law. Russia has called for an immediate ceasefire.Also in the programme: People in Switzerland are vo…
 
Introduction One day when Jack, Olly, and Andy were accompanying Confucius, Confucius said: “Why don’t each of you tell me what you have your mind set on.” Andy was the first to reply, he said he wanted to be as profitable and the prestigious as the Duke of Zhou. Once he had profit and prestige, he could have all things his heart desired. Jack, hav…
 
Across Europe new infections from coronavirus are causing concern with countries like Poland and the Czech Republic experiencing spikes in cases. In Spain Madrid is seeing a surge of infections. The health minister, Salvador Illa said it was time to take control to tackle a serious health crisis. We hear from him and a reporter in Madrid.Also on th…
 
Welcome to another installment of “The Chronicles of Gadgett and Caddfael” a series of stories told to me, Toshmifune, by Brother Caddfael, a gnome monk who has retired to the Tian Monastery, about his amazing adventures with Gadgett, a gnomish engineer who has a knack for getting involved in some real mysteries around Azeroth. This week Brother Ca…
 
President Trump is expected to name the conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacant seat on the US Supreme Court - a move likely to draw opposition from liberals worried about her stance on abortion and gun rights. We hear from a friend and colleague.Also on the programme: Lebanon's Prime Minister designate says he's stepping down after…
 
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