Robert Wright speaks with Ilan Goldenberg, former Pentagon official and author of the recent essay "What a War With Iran Would Look Like."
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Jeffrey Kripal, author of the new book The Flip: Epiphanies of Mind and the Future of Knowledge, argues that strict materialism does more to encourage religious fundamentalism than to stem it.Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss Joe Biden and the emerging political advantage in refusing to apologize after gaffes or personal misconduct.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Rachel Vorona-Cote, who recently wrote about grieving her mother’s death in the essay “The Fraught Culture of Online Mourning.”Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
Heather Hurlburt and Dan Drezner discuss what the next Democratic president would do if Trump loses in 2020.
Matt Lewis explains why he would readily vote for libertarian GOP congressman Justin Amash, who is weighing a presidential run.
Chris Arnade, author of the new book Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America, discusses why many Americans don’t move away from where they grew up to seek better opportunities.
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Glenn Loury speaks with legal historian Scott Gerber, author of the book First Principles: The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas.
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Michael Fortner describes his book Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment, about support for draconian drug laws in the black community in the 1970s.
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Chris Preble, author of the new book Peace, War, and Liberty: Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy, explains why his libertarian skepticism about military intervention isn’t the same as isolationism.