Best Rationality podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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This is an alternate universe story, where Petunia married a scientist. Harry enters the wizarding world armed with Enlightenment ideals and the experimental spirit.
 
The internet's first source for Rationalist Fiction in audio format!
 
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Rationally Speaking
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Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor!We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding pl ...
 
Brian Dillman, Brian Kissell, and the Barker Brothers (That is a lot of “B’s.”) bring you the best podcast in the Mormon Blabbernacle. Those unfamiliar with the Mormon Bloggernacle may not know that Rational Faiths is a blog started by the three Barker brothers who would often engage in private e-mails and phone calls with each other and their friends about Mormonism. The three decided it would be more fun to create a blog where all their friends and family could get together and hammer out ...
 
Cutting edge information on health and nutrition with Dr. Ben Weitz
 
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Rationally Writing
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Webserial authors Daystar Eld and Alexander Wales talk about the craft of writing stories that make sense, and examine writing tropes and media through the lens of the Rational and Rationalist genres.Intro and Outro music is G.A.T.O. Must Be Respected, by Tim YarbroughTo contact us, please email daystar721@gmail.com
 
Michael Steele and Rick Ungar keep you up to date with the latest breaking news and headlines. We like to have fun and we like to get things done. We are the home of Rational Radio.
 
Dom explores interesting ideas about philosophy, cognitive science, metapolitics, psychology, masculinity, rationality, and spirituality centered on the question of how to live a good life with a cool mind by doing the True Will.
 
A Universalist book, The Age of Reason advocates for the existence of natural religion and challenges the structure of all organized religion. First written and distributed as pamphlets, the book was later published into two parts. Paine puts forward his personal beliefs, debating reason and revelation, while analyzing the Bible and the influence organized religion has on society. Exploring topics including natural religion, criticism of corrupt religious institutions, and distinction betwee ...
 
Can two skeptics solve the world's issues? Scientific skepticism is the practice of seeking whether extraordinary claims are supported by extraordinary evidence. It may be helpful not to think of skepticism as the opposite of optimism, but as the opposite of unquestioning certainty.In this weekly podcast, Harrison and Jake use a combination of science, skepticism, free thought and rationality to challenge all popular and unpopular beliefs. As a general warning, if you hold views near and dea ...
 
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Primal Potential
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The Primal Potential Podcast is about transformation, not information. So many of us KNOW what we need to do to achieve our goals but we aren't DOING it. There's a continuous gap between our INTENTIONS and our ACTIONS. Primal Potential is a TOOL to help you create massive change in your life and ENJOY the journey!
 
Welcome to being in love with the universe . Let's make science tasty again. Let's add fun, curiosity, rationality, rigour, and blend it into one great milkshake.
 
Discover the history of how we got here - from the big bang to last week's science breakthroughs. Curiosity fuels creativity. Join us each week as we dive deep into mind-blowing big ideas, and help us make a freaking awesome tomorrow! Discover the Past. Create the Future. Hosted by three science-loving skeptics: Stephen Woodford (Rationality Rules), Rachel Oates, and Thomas Westbrook (Holy Koolaid). Website: http://thehereandhow.com
 
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Rational Faith
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Sermon feed from the Dewey Church of Christ in Dewey, OK.
 
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On Point
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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
 
The Argument Ninja podcast is dedicated to helping you improve your skills at rational persuasion. Let philosopher Kevin deLaplante introduce you to a unique approach to critical thinking, inspired by martial arts training principles, that combines logic and argumentation with the latest research on the psychology of persuasion and belief.
 
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EconTalk
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EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Host Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and the Hoover Institution, draws you in with lively guests and creative repartee. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book r ...
 
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Point of Inquiry
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Launched in 2005, Point of Inquiry is the premier podcast of the Center for Inquiry. Point of Inquiry critically examines topics in science, religion, philosophy, and politics. Each episode takes on a specific issue and features in-depth discussions with leading scientists, researchers, and writers.
 
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Unbelievable?
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'Unbelievable?' engages in fundamental questions on Christianity with the intention to openly discuss different opinions between Christians and non-believers. http://unbelievable.podbean.com/feed/
 
Sean Carroll hosts conversations with the world's most interesting thinkers. Science, society, philosophy, culture, arts, and ideas.
 
From the offices of Rational Exuberance!Dean Haglund, the actor, improv comic and inventor (best known as “Langly,” one of the three computer-hacking geeks on “The X-Files” and their spin-off series “The Lone Gunmen”) engages in thought-provoking, insightful, and irreverent cultural conversation with his co-host and producing partner, independent filmmaker and certified violence prevention specialist Phil Leirness.It's YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour, changing the way you listen to the internet ...
 
In Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, philosopher David Hume examines whether belief in God can be rational. The work takes the form of a debate between three characters: Cleanthes, who argues that the existence and nature of God can be empirically verified; Demea, who argues that God is completely beyond human knowledge; and Philo, a philosophical skeptic widely thought to represent Hume’s own beliefs. Much of the debate centers around Cleanthes’ presentation of the analogical argument ...
 
You Are Not So Smart is a show about psychology that celebrates science and self delusion. In each episode, we explore what we've learned so far about reasoning, biases, judgments, and decision-making.
 
Sean Carroll hosts conversations with the world's most interesting thinkers. Science, society, philosophy, culture, arts, and ideas.
 
The Pre-Socratic Greek philosophers, that is, the philosopher-scientists who lived before or contemporaneously to Socrates, were the first men in the Western world to establish a line of inquiry regarding the natural phenomena that rejected the traditional religious explanations and searched for rational explanations. Even though they do not form a school of thought, they can be considered the fathers of philosophy and many other sciences as we have them now. None of their works is extant, s ...
 
An objective approach to the philosophy of science.
 
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Rational Rashard
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Welcome to the Rational Rashard Podcast , Where nothing goes unsaid and nobody is verbally safe. Tune in every Sunday beginning June 3.
 
Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson discuss a gamut of political, cultural, and women's issues through their unique experiences and perspectives.
 
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THE STAR REPORT
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Troi Torain aka STAR is the most objective voice in media today and in 2011 he was inducted into News One's "Top 20 Best Radio personalities of all time." Respected as a radio pioneer and a relentless business man, STAR is known to push the limits of religion, philosophy and rational thinking. STAR made the national stage on MTV’s Beat Suite but it was his radio show (Star & Buc Wild) on New York's Hot 97 & Power 105 that secured his place in media history. STAR's resume also includes Atlant ...
 
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Wild Thing
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Believe in Bigfoot? Think it’s total BS? Host Laura Krantz spent a year in the woods and in the lab, trying to answer that question. What she found might surprise even the staunchest non-believer. This legendary creature represents a mystery that still captures our imaginations and Sasquatch is as popular now as it’s ever been. Part of this is tongue-in-cheek—Bigfoot as hipster accessory. But many people take Sasquatch seriously—perfectly rational people who swear to its existence. Why does ...
 
The LTB Network provides a tokenized platform for podcasts, articles, and forums about the ideas, people, and projects building the new digital economy and the future of money.
 
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Business Daily
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The daily drama of money and work from the BBC.
 
A podcast about following Jesus in the post-christian world. This Cultural Moment is a collaboration of Bridgetown Church in Portland, USA and Red Church in Melbourne, Australia.
 
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Freakonomics
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In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," telling stories about cheating schoolteachers and eating champions while teaching us all to think a bit more creatively, rationally, and productively. The Freakonomics Radio podcast, hosted by Dubner, carries on that tradition with weekly episodes. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.
 
Since the birth of Bitcoin in 2009, a new class of Crypto assets built using the innovative design of the blockchain is disrupting technology and financial markets. This podcast features interviews leaders from across the crypto economy. In this podcast you will hear from crypto traders, miners, venture capitalist, investors, technical developers, CEOs, journalist and other people driving forward the growth of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
 
Katharine Murphy and Guardian Australia's political team examine what’s happening in Australian politics and why it matters to you.
 
A podcast for the sane and rational left to discuss important topics relevant and accessible to all.
 
The Wisdom of Father Brown explores many characters and fascinating themes such as the following. An eminent criminologist is persuaded by the mild yet persistent Father Brown to sort out a family matter. Also, a Tuscan poet fancies himself as the King of Thieves. A famous French philosopher and atheist holds the key to a new invention called “Noiseless Powder.” A corpse is discovered in a dark passage backstage at London's Adelphi Theater. Finally there is Psychometric testing of criminals ...
 
The IBM Rational podcast series is focused on driving skills to help govern the business process of software and systems delivery. The series features video and audio interviews with IBM thought leaders and technical experts, talking to you about adapting the unique needs of business and IT for delivering software and software-based systems, whether on a distributed or mainframe platform. Tune in regularly as Rational Talks to You!
 
Dedicated to exploring several forgotten economic ideas. Can they solve modern problems?
 
Interviews and more from The Pat Campbell Show on Talk Radio 1170 from 6AM to 9AM every weekday.
 
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Thinkery
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A podcast featuring the intellectual and existential struggles of two creative, skeptical, well-meaning fellows. Fed directly into your ear-holes.
 
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Back to the Point
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Irrational and rational aspects of fandom find a meeting point in this podcast about the San Jose Sharks. Two friends discuss the team with focus on team/player performance and news with an appreciation for the emotions inherent in being a Sharks fan.
 
His family name is derived from a Greek craftsman who created the Labyrinth and designed wings for himself and his son to fly away from the island they were imprisoned in. But Stephen Dedalus, the young hero of James Joyce's first novel, is a young man who rises above his baser instincts and seeks a life devoted to the arts. This quintessential coming of age novel describes the early life of Stephen Dedalus. It is set in Ireland during the nineteenth century which was a time of emerging Iris ...
 
Hosts Dan Broadbent and Natalie Newell talk about the nexus of science, skepticism, religion, politics, and rational thought! Also, foreskins.
 
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NARSOL In Action
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National Association of Rational Sexual Offense Laws
 
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Obstetrician gynecologist Amy Tuteur and author of Push Back, talks about the book with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Tuteur argues that natural parenting--the encouragement to women to give birth without epidurals or caesarians and to breastfeed--is bad for women's health and has little or no benefit for their children.…
 
Are chemical elements critical for the modern economy in dangerously short supply? It's a question that Justin Rowlatt poses a century and a half after the Russian chemist Dmitry Mendeleev published the original periodic table.Justin speaks to two chemists - Andrea Sella of University College London explains the significance of Mendeleev's sche ...…
 
Being goal oriented might not be the most effective way to achieve your goals. In fact, I don't think it is! In today's episode, we're talking about the difference between goal oriented and growth oriented and how the latter is likely a far more powerful, lasting approach to creating change. Being growth oriented doesn't mean you don't care abo ...…
 
Dr. Shelly Sethi discusses Preventing Autoimmune Disease with Dr. Ben Weitz. [If you enjoy this podcast, please give us a rating and review on Itunes, so more people will find The Rational Wellness Podcast] Podcast Highlights Dr. Shelly Sethi is an integrative, Osteopathic Physician who is board certified in integrative medicine. She has writte ...…
 
Let’s say, for sake of argument, that you don’t believe in God or the supernatural. Is there still a place for talking about transcendence, the sacred, and meaning in life? Some of the above, but not all? Today’s guest, Alan Lightman, brings a unique perspective to these questions, as someone who has worked within both the sciences and the huma ...…
 
Let’s say, for sake of argument, that you don’t believe in God or the supernatural. Is there still a place for talking about transcendence, the sacred, and meaning in life? Some of the above, but not all? Today’s guest, Alan Lightman, brings a unique perspective to these questions, as someone who has worked within both the sciences and the huma ...…
 
The range of third-web platforms in development today is greater than ever. From data-centric blockchain based approaches to agent-centric designs like Secure Scuttlebut, the potential futures of the third web are rapidly expanding. Today we look at another approach with the Urbit platform. Like Secure Scuttlebutt, Urbit is agent centric. It is ...…
 
In this episode we catch up with Ashe Oro and Shawn Owens at the Anarchapulco conference. Ashe is sharing his ideas about his project Liberty VA's when an impromptu Shawn Owens joins in who just so happens to be Ashe's first customer.Shawn also answers the questions everyone wants to know what are you up to and why did you leave Salt.Shawn also ...…
 
I am so pumped that we've added this third podcast episode each week because it allows me to do something we both appreciate: mindset coaching. Even though the questions are about weight loss, overwhelm, inconsistency or motivation, the solution is often the same: mindset. In today's episode (and likely all subsequent Q&As) we're taking your ch ...…
 
THE STAR REPORT is hosted by Troi Torain aka STAR. Torain made the national stage as a writer for the SOURCE Magazine (1995-1998) and on MTV’s Beat Suite in 1999. His popular radio show Star & Buc Wild on NY's Hot97 & Power 105 (2000-2006) secured his place in media history. In 2011 STAR was also inducted into News Ones Top 20 greatest radio pe ...…
 
I met Matt Zarracina in Cleveland, for the Blockland conference a few months back. He has a really neat startup that helps transform the world of ticketing using blockchain. This isn't an easy problem to solve, as we learn, but after over a year and half, there's a lot of headway being made. Find out more about the secondary markets for tickets ...…
 
'œMathematics is the art of finding patterns in logical structures and finding connections between seemingly apparently different structures.''" Andrew Poelstra Interview location: Boston Interview date: Saturday 9th March, 2019 Company: Blockstream Role: Director of Research I usually write a few paragraphs about each show, but with this inter ...…
 
The deadly attacks on two New Zealand mosques. We look at anti-Muslim sentiment, white supremacism and the growing global threat. Wajahat Ali and J.M. Berger join David Folkenflik.
 
The deadly attacks on two New Zealand mosques. We look at anti-Muslim sentiment, white supremacism and the growing global threat. Wajahat Ali and J.M. Berger join David Folkenflik.
 
Senate rejects Trump's border emergency declaration. Boeing jets. No Brexit deal. The college entrance scam. Pelosi on impeachment. Venezuela in the dark. The roundtable is here. Anita Kumar, Dave Lawler and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.
 
Senate rejects Trump's border emergency declaration. Boeing jets. No Brexit deal. The college entrance scam. Pelosi on impeachment. Venezuela in the dark. The roundtable is here. Anita Kumar, Dave Lawler and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.
 
Justin is joined by transgender Christian Jenny-Anne Bishop and Peter Lynas of the Evangelical Alliance. Recently some feminists and sports personalities have raised concerns about transgender. There has been a huge surge in young people being referred for transition. Churches are also navigating how they respond. Peter Lynas is the author of t ...…
 
Pat Campbell talks to Rollo Tomassi, The Rational Male, about the New Zealand shootings and what Rollo sees going on behind the scenes. They also discuss men vs. women when it comes to violence, and Johnny Depp's past domestic issues.
 
Pat Campbell talks to Dr. Piper about the New Zealand Shootings and how the left is treating Candace Owens, who was mentioned in the shooter's manifesto. They also discuss the college admissions cheating scandal and the next President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University.
 
In Pat's 6a hour, he discusses the New Zealand shootings, talking about the shooter's manifesto and why this incident is significant to the U.S.
 
Where to find the show iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | SoundCloud | YouTube | TuneIn Download Episode MP3 File The file will open in a new window. Click down arrow to download the file. “Mathematics is the art of finding patterns in logical structures and finding connections between seemingly apparently different structures.” — Andrew Poelstra In ...…
 
As the UK parliament votes to delay Brexit beyond 29 March, businesses brace for yet more uncertainty. But will the EU even be willing to grant a delay?Manuela Saragosa speaks to companies on both sides of the English Channel. British Barley farmer Matt Culley says he now has to plant his coming year's crop with no clue whether or how he will e ...…
 
THE STAR REPORT is hosted by Troi Torain aka STAR. Torain made the national stage as a writer for the SOURCE Magazine (1995-1998) and on MTV’s Beat Suite in 1999. His popular radio show Star & Buc Wild on NY's Hot97 & Power 105 (2000-2006) secured his place in media history. In 2011 STAR was also inducted into News Ones Top 20 greatest radio pe ...…
 
China wouldn’t take the bulk of U.S. recycling anymore, so some cities and towns are taking a drastic step: They’re burning it. Jenna Jambeck, David Biderman and Tony Giunta join Meghna Chakrabarti.
 
China wouldn’t take the bulk of U.S. recycling anymore, so some cities and towns are taking a drastic step: They’re burning it. Jenna Jambeck, David Biderman and Tony Giunta join Meghna Chakrabarti.
 
What's the future hold for Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft? Two deadly crashes in less than five months. The U.S. has joined other countries in grounding flights. Lori Aratani, Captain Larry Rooney and Jim Hall join Meghna Chakrabarti.
 
What's the future hold for Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft? Two deadly crashes in less than five months. The U.S. has joined other countries in grounding flights. Lori Aratani, Captain Larry Rooney and Jim Hall join Meghna Chakrabarti.
 
THE STAR REPORT is hosted by Troi Torain aka STAR. Torain made the national stage as a writer for the SOURCE Magazine (1995-1998) and on MTV’s Beat Suite in 1999. His popular radio show Star & Buc Wild on NY's Hot97 & Power 105 (2000-2006) secured his place in media history. In 2011 STAR was also inducted into News Ones Top 20 greatest radio pe ...…
 
Today we caught up with Derrick J Freeman and Steven Zeiler the creators of Anypay.Global the POS system for Crypto Currency. The guy's share the latest updates including plans to integrate in to Venezuela and the challenges that presents.By adam@letstalkbitcoin.com (The LTB Network).
 
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