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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.
 
What is Philosophy? Why should we bother with it? Sit down with Danny and Dr. Mike in the comfort of their local pub, as they grapple with the big ideas in a unique and accessible way! Send us an email: philosophywtf@gmail.com Check out our article about the podcast here! Get into Mike and Danny's heads for free! https://blog.apaonline.org/2018/10/03/the-philosophy-wtf-podcast-philosophy-outside-academia/ Discuss our episodes on our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/45422707835 ...
 
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!
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
You're not afraid of anything anymore. You're ready to take on any challenge, whatever life throws at you. Having endured the worst, there's very little left out there that can really scare you, but here it is. It's the reminders of what you could be again as soon as you let your guard down, as soon as your friends forget about you, as soon as you lose just a little bit of credit, that slight bit of validation, and go at it truly on your own. It's a comedy variety show hosted by a optimistic ...
 
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 ...
 
Winner of the 2020 Webby and People's Voice awards for best interview podcast. Ezra Klein brings you far-reaching conversations about hard problems, big ideas, illuminating theories, and cutting-edge research. Want to know how Stacey Abrams feels about identity politics? How Hasan Minhaj is reinventing political comedy? The plans behind Elizabeth Warren’s plans? How Michael Lewis reads minds? This is the podcast for you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Fresh Pressed is a weekly show hosted by two friends and music enthusiasts, Gabe and Andrew. Every episode, each of us will bring two songs: first, something brand new, released within the last seven days, and second, a track that fits our weekly theme. We’ll discuss our selections and why we’re drawn to them, and you’ll get a nice mixtape of new tunes and old grooves.
 
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This is an episode that is chock-full of goodness. Corey joined Tina and Jen of the Speaking of Racism podcast and movement to discuss how they do anti-racism work together and how to engage in anti-racism responsibly and with joy. Contend with our guest: On Insta: @speakingofracism Contend with us:On Insta: @coreyevanleak and @existentialpodcastOn…
 
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…
 
Featured Stories - Red Crane Society, Amon drops by the studio and Velmic, Demesis and Tilly visit Ice Crown Citadel Sponsors: Nesingwary Safari, Halfhill Market and Stormstout Brewery Recorded live at The Lazy Turnip Inn in the village of Halfhill, the Valley of the Four Winds in beautiful Pandaria! Reach us on Twitter @HalfhillReport, @PTaliep, @…
 
Today on Fresh Pressed, Gabe and Andrew discuss familial grooves and new tunes. This week's theme, submitted by listeners, is family bands from the '70s. Might sound weirdly specific, but trust us, it's a genuine category with a lot of good music in it. Enjoy! Featured in this episode: Sweepin' Through the City - The Stovall Sisters Cuba - The Gibs…
 
Humanity has always been exposed to potentially catastrophic risks that might endanger the continued existence of humanity. Asteroid impacts or supervolcano eruptions come to mind. But since about the invention of the atomic bomb, humanity has been able to wipe itself out, adding self-made existential risks to the natural ones. Oxford philosopher T…
 
In this episode the guys invite colleage Debbie Scofield to teach them about eating disorders, discuss a question about picking a therapeutic modality from a graduate student, and how to deal with a quarter life crisis of existential dread. This week's THERAPRODUCER sponsors are Ellie Odaire and Judi Schneider! BECOME A THERAPAL, THERAPOD, PTHERADA…
 
C-A speaks to Kathy Hay, President and CEO of Kids Help Phone, Canada’s only 24/7, national support service that offers professional counselling, information and referrals, and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French. C-A is a volunteer crisis responder with Kids Help Phone. She talks to Kathy about her experien…
 
Torkil Lauesen joins Breht to discuss his newest book "The Principal Contradiction". In this discussion, Torkil and Breht discuss dialectical materialism, how it is applied in real world situations, and the role that contradiction plays in it all. In the 1970s and 80s, Torkil Lauesen was a member of a clandestine communist cell which carried out a …
 
Check out Storyblocks’ Unlimited All-Access Subscription! Go to https://storyblocks.com/wisecrack. Thanks to Storyblocks for sponsoring this episode. Listen to Show Me the Meaning AD-FREE: https://patreon.com/wisecrack Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co Follow us on Twitter! @wisecrack (Jared) @austin_hay…
 
In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with John McWhorter about race, racism, and “anti-racism” in America. They discuss how conceptions of racism have changed, the ubiquitous threat of being branded a “racist,” the contradictions within identity politics, recent echoes of the OJ verdict, willingness among progressives to lose the 2020 …
 
Believe it or not, there are actually rules to being funny. Also, do you think "woah" is a separate word from "whoa"? Some people do, and they think it has a separate meaning. Read the transcript: Humor Writing. Whoa. Use the hashtag #WhereIListen and tag me to show me where you listen to the Grammar Girl podcast. Subscribe to the newsletter for re…
 
Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella join Gavan Casey to give their thoughts on Leinster's remarkable Pro14 success while also casting an eye towards this weekend's Champions Cup quarter-finals. The lads discuss the state of Irish provincial rugby outside of Leinster, encompassing talent development and thoughts on the long-term impact of Munster, U…
 
The Jays are a playoff team in the same way playoff teams are lifeless scarecrows constantly being pecked, soaked, beaten and being forced to watch actual good teams play baseball while trying to keep a smile. Drew, Stoeten and The Athletic's Blue Jays beat writer Kaitlyn McGrath pursue the truth...well...the relative truth; are the Blue Jays a pla…
 
The guys discuss the teenage recovery show 16 and Recovery and MTV, dealing with sadness and pain with food, and whether or not mental illness is contagious which explodes into a long and angry rant about Dr. Bandy X Lee, Jim's favorite person ever. This week's THERAPRODUCER sponsors are Smitty Scoop and Jake Schneider! BECOME A THERAPAL, THERAPOD,…
 
Matt Yglesias is a co-founder and senior correspondent at Vox, my co-host on The Weeds podcast, and my oldest friend in journalism. Matt’s college blog was an inspiration for my own, and since then we’ve worked together, podcasted together, and even started Vox together. I've learned an enormous amount from him, both when we agree and when we disag…
 
From the poisoning of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny and pressure to cancel the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia, to the refugee catastrophe in Greece and headaches over Brexit, Germany has no shortage of foreign policy crises to deal with. Gideon Rachman discusses how best to handle them with Norbert Röttgen, chairman of the Bundes…
 
In response to the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968, Jane Elliott devised the controversial and startling, "Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise." This, now famous, exercise labels participants as inferior or superior based solely upon the color of their eyes and exposes them to the experience of being a minority. Everyone who is exposed t…
 
This week we come to the end of the Kant/Bentham rumble. Who will be judged victorious and who will have to swallow the bitter dregs of defeat? Listen in as Kant delivers his signature “categorical smack down’ move. Will Bentham’s "hedonic round house” be sufficient to counter the Crusher from Konigsberg? Bow your heads in reverence and let Mike an…
 
Bina Venkataraman, editorial page editor of The Boston Globe and author of the book “The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age,” speaks with us about replacing short-term metrics with milestones, the power of imaginative empathy, and the need for newspaper opinion sections to prioritize evidence-based thinkers over ideological dive…
 
When Dru Riley (@DruRly) quit his job, he was more than ready for his mini retirement. Little did he know that it would take him over three years to make his first dollar as an indie hacker. In this episode, Dru and I discuss the difficulty of finding an idea with product-market-founder fit, the latest trends in new markets for indie hackers, and h…
 
Our conversation over race and policing — like our conversations over virtually everything in America — is shot through with a crude individualism. Talking in terms of systems and contexts comes less naturally to us, but that means we often miss the true story. Phillip Atiba Goff is the co-founder and CEO of the Center for Policing Equity, as well …
 
There was once a wise farmer named Oliver who, enjoying the evening’s sun at the end of a summer’s day, watched on as one of his prized horses escaped from his farm. That evening, having heard the news, Jack and Andrew came to Oliver’s farm to express their sympathies. Oliver turned to his neighbours upon their arrival and said, “maybe.” The next d…
 
Featured Stories - Tosh Gets a Letter from the Ironpaw Culinary Institute, Zhan does a live report from the Mushan's Game and Velmic, Demesis and Tilly visit Honor's Stand Sponsors: Moonbberry Juice, Halfhill Market and Stormstout Brewery Recorded live at The Lazy Turnip Inn in the village of Halfhill, the Valley of the Four Winds in beautiful Pand…
 
Odie Henderson writes for Rogerebert.com, Slant, and Big Door Vandalism. He has been published in The Village Voice, Vulture, and much more. He is one of my very favorite film critics writing today. He is totally open and honest in such a refreshing way. We talk about falling in love with movies, growing up in Jersey, Martin Scorsese, "women's pict…
 
Standing far too close for his liking to a lone burning trashcan with the word "Yankees" crudely scrawled on it is New York Daily News sports columnist and co-host of Baseball Prospectus' "Five and Dive" podcast, Bradford Davis, who joins Drew and Ol'Reliable on today's show (4:15). So...umm...Brad...what's up with the Pinstripe's meltdown? After B…
 
People have been asking about the "unavailable" meaning of "out of pocket" for decades, but there's also an "inappropriate" meaning that is spreading. Read the transcript: Out of Pocket Use the hashtag #WhereIListen and tag me to show me where you listen to the Grammar Girl podcast. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Watch my LinkedIn…
 
Johanna Fernandez, History Professor and host of "Its a New Day", joins Breht to discuss the history, ideology, and activity of The Young Lords, a Marxist-Leninist organization dedicated to the empowerment of, and self-determination for, Puerto Rico, Latinos, and colonized people. Check out Johanna's book "The Young Lords" HERE Check out the Ground…
 
Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey reunite to look back over last weekend's Pro14 semi-finals, look ahead to this weekend's All-Irish final and, naturally, provide the annual Munster autopsy. The lads also discuss Owen Farrell's five-game suspension for the latest in his long line of tackle infringements, few of which have ever been p…
 
The guys go over their personal values and you can too! Also we share about how COVID has effected our mental health and how to deal with fake news influencing your family. DON'T FORGET TO VOTE FOR JIM FOR BEST OF LAS VEGAS! GO TO VOTEJIM.NET!! Also go to www.Patreon.com/therapy and support the show! This week's episode is sponsored by: Robert Brow…
 
Attorney, political activist, and antitrust and corruption expert Zephyr Teachout, author of the new book “Break ’Em Up: Recovering Our Freedom From Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money,” talks with us about the parallels between America’s tech giants and organized crime, why boycotting doesn’t equal political action, and voting as a tool to achieve mea…
 
Coronavirus has turned life into an endless series of risk calculations. Can I take my child to see his grandparents, even if it means getting on a plane? Is it okay to begin seeing friends or dating? Should I attend religious services even if they are held inside? Do I have to wear a mask around my roommates? The profusion of these questions refle…
 
Israel’s new deal to normalise diplomatic relations with the United Arab Emirates comes without any concessions on the Palestinian peace process. Gideon Rachman talks to Anshel Pfeffer, author of Bibi: The Turbulent Life and Times of Benjamin Netanyahu, about whether this agreement is a political triumph for the Israeli prime minister. They also di…
 
The famed actress and activist says she’s learned a lot from getting arrested at her own climate rallies in D.C. last year. She fills us in on the need to address injustice while we fight global warming, how the COVID pandemic has changed her activism, and how individuals can step up when governments fail them. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener …
 
An opinion leader and public speaker, Stephen G. Post, Ph.D. (University of Chicago, 1983) is the best-selling lead author of Why Good Things Happen to Good People: How to Live a Longer, Happier, Healthier Life by the Simple Act of Giving (Random House Broadway). He has been quoted in more than 4000 newspapers and magazines, and featured on numerou…
 
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