John Horgan and Michael Shellenberger, author of the new book Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All, debate the pros and cons of nuclear weapons.
Robert Wright speaks with Bruce Feiler, author of the new book Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age, about the roles played by “agency,” “belonging,” and “cause” in a meaningful life.Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
Nikita Petrov speaks with Gary Lachman, author of the new book The Return of Holy Russia: Apocalyptic History, Mystical Awakening, and the Struggle for the Soul of the World.
Daniel Kaufman and Russell Blackford, author of The Tyranny of Opinion: Conformity and the Future of Liberalism, discuss John Stuart Mill’s vision of liberalism.Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss what the accusation of racism really means.
Robert Wright speaks with David Livingstone Smith, author of the new book On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It, about the psychology of viewing another person as a monster.
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John Horgan and philosopher Philip Goff, author of the book Galileo’s Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness, discuss the possible moral implications of the theory of universal consciousness.Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss.
The Glenn Show
Glenn Loury and law professor Amy Wax debate whether marginalized people should accept their marginal status.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss whether Cain’s death from Covid will change conservative resistance to masks.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss NeverTrump conservative groups like the Lincoln Project that are campaigning against Republicans.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the NeverTrump group that is producing viral campaign ads against the president and the GOP.