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Recorded:Apr 22    Posted:Apr 22, 2011
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The Week in Blog | Apr 22, 2011 | Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

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Green magic

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Scholar of religion Jenny Butler explains why many Pagans are ardent environmentalists.

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Do the right thing

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Massimo Pigliucci explains how Stoics deal with competing moral obligations. Plus: The ethics of eating.

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God-shaped hole

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Anne Klaeysen, humanist chaplain at NYU and Columbia, describes the challenges of non-theistic pastoral care.

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Woodruff & Strauss

Bernie Sanders is underappreciated

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Dylan Scott says the unexpected rise of a socialist senator has been overshadowed by The Donald. Plus: Why Carly Fiorina for VP?

The DMZ

Politicians are boring

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Matt Lewis says most elected officials are in the business of getting reelected, and thus are risk-adverse. Plus: Trump’s female voter problem.

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The existentialism of Metallica

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David Masciotra and William Irwin get philosophical about heavy metal music. Plus: The libertarian safety net.

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Ease up on the Founding Fathers

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter say it’s unreasonable to judge people of the past using today’s moral standards.

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Do yogis dream of illusory sheep?

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Jay Mutzafi, host of The Lucid Dreaming Podcast, describes how Buddhists use lucid dreaming to subvert rigid perceptions of what’s real and what’s not. Plus: Virtual reality of dreams.

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Woodruff & Strauss

Will Sanders call it quits?

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Daniel Strauss and Jim Newell hash out how and when the candidate may throw in the towel. Plus: Is Trump a changed man?

The DMZ

Why are millennials so mad?

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the false expectations of the younger generation. Plus: Aging out of the Bern.