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17 January 2017

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Why no word from space aliens?

Robert Wright offers an unsettling answer in this Sixty-Second Sermon.
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The reversible universe

Transhumanist Giulio Prisco, founder of the Turing Church, on the physics that would make it possible to retrieve information from the past. Plus: Become a god for God.

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The meaning of evil

In this talk delivered at Fort Washington Collegiate Church, Robert Wright offers a modern interpretation of an ancient religious idea.

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Bias or behavior?

Glenn Loury and John McWhorter consider two narratives about the causes of racial inequality. Plus: Can the Chicago attack perpetrators claim victim status?

The cosmic war wants you!

Robert Wright and sociologist Mark Juergensmeyer consider the appeal of ISIS’s apocalyptic vision.

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Seeing invisible people

In this Sixty-Second Sermon Robert Wright extols the virtues of inverting your perspective.

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The fast and the furious

Robert Wright and Will Wilkinson on how rapid social change helped foster the angry populism of Trump.

Debating DACA

Glenn Loury and Harold Pollack consider how to fairly apply immigration law. Plus: Should Obama have rejected Black Lives Matter?

The DMZ

Ringmaster Trump

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Bill Scher argues that people should oppose the president-elect by ignoring the whole spectacle. Plus: Buzzfeed’s Trump dump.

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Deep Blue

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Tech entrepreneur James Currier explains why he started Blue, a new spiritual community.

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Your reality, scaled up

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Marc Perkel makes the case for a cosmic perspective in this Sixty-Second Sermon.

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The “L” word

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When should you call someone a liar? A Sixty-Second Sermon by Robert Wright.

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The Wright Show

The impotence of elite outrage

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Robert Wright and Mark Schmitt on the limited backlash from Trump’s position on Russia. Plus: Can Trump become Mr. Popularity?

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Sweaters of the world, unite!

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In this Sixty-Second Sermon, thermovangelist Jack Tsonis explains why the world needs more sauna.

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