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Recorded:Dec 16    Posted:Dec 16, 2010
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Bloggingheads.tv | Dec 16, 2010 | Robert Wright & Catherine Fitzpatrick

MeaningofLife.tv

Modern male stereotypes: Homer Simpson vs. Harvey Weinstein

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Philip Christman, author of the recent essay “What Is It Like to Be a Man?”

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The Glenn Show

A counternarrative on microaggressions

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter consider the effects of minor racial insults.

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The weirdest thing in physics

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Robert Wright and philosopher Tim Maudlin discuss quantum non-locality.

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Yielding to belief

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Stephen Asma, author of the new book Why We Need Religion, says the positive effects of religion in one’s life are more important than verifying its eternal truths.

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Culturally Determined

What ’90s kids did and didn’t learn about sex

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Eve Fairbanks, author of a recent essay on how the 1990s shaped #MeToo, discuss the messages they were taught growing up about sex.

The Wright Show

Liberal Islamism?

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New York Times correspondent David Kirkpatrick, author of the new book Into the Hands of the Soldiers, describes the diversity of Islamist thought seen during and after the 2011 Egyptian revolution.

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Trickle-down metaphysics

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Gary Lachman, author of Dark Star Rising, says Nietzsche predicted the post-truth reality that made Trump’s presidency possible.

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The real story of the Stanford Prison Experiment

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Journalist Ben Blum discusses new findings that raise big doubts about one of the most famous studies in the history of psychology.

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Culturally Determined

Is DSA the Tea Party of 2018?

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade and James Martin Cole, secretary of the Austin chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, compare the two political movements.