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Robert Wright (Bloggingheads.tv, The Evolution of God, Nonzero) and Eli Lake ( Bloomberg View)

Bob and Eli go nuclear! They debate whether it would take a land invasion to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. Eli thinks that if Iran dropped out of the Non-Proliferation Treaty, the treaty would break. Bob asks: what is the worst thing that would happen if Iran got the bomb? Is Netanyahu using a religious text as a war drum? Eli argues that Iran’s been pushing for war, too.

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Recorded:Mar 8    Posted:Mar 8, 2012
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The Wright Show | Mar 8, 2012 | Robert Wright & Eli Lake

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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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The reversible universe

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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

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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?

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

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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 cosmic war wants you!

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

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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 DMZ

Buzzfeed’s Trump dump

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis on the dangers of a media environment that rewards scandalous leaks.

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Seeing invisible people

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

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