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29 September 2016

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Recorded:Jul 27    Posted:Jul 27, 2007
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Science Saturday | Jul 27, 2007 | George Johnson & John Horgan

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It’s not the economy, stupid

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Political scientist Roger Petersen argues that support for Trump is driven more by the psychology of group identity than by economic grievances.

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Does suffering pervade life?

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Robert Wright and Erik Braun, author of The Birth of Insight, explain the Buddhist idea of dukkha. Plus: Meditation for the masses.

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The Wright Show

Hillary’s hawkish history

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Political scientist Max Abrahms worries about what a Clinton administration foreign policy would look like.

The DMZ

How Trump blew the debate

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the candidate’s biggest mistakes.

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Get your yoga selfies in order

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Youtube star and PhD in visionboardology JP Sears gives advice on how to seem more spiritual than you are.

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The art of the urinal

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Daniel Kaufman and Massimo Pigliucci consider Marcel Duchamp’s legacy and why it’s so hard to define art. Plus: What shapes our moral instincts?

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Arduous empathy

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Robert Wright and David Corn work to understand why so many voters feel drawn to Trump.

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An evil creator

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Father Anthony Silvia gives the Gnostic view of how the world came to be.

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The Glenn Show

Should politicians underestimate voter intelligence?

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Glenn Loury and write-in presidential candidate Larry Kotlikoff discuss how much of politics is the art of persuasion. Plus: Larry Kotlikoff for president?