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Recorded:Dec 22    Posted:Dec 23, 2010
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Communitas | Dec 23, 2010 | David Halperin & Katherine Mangu-Ward

The Wright Show

Is the Intellectual Dark Web right wing?

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Robert Wright discusses the question with IDW member Bret Weinstein.

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What gender is your soul?

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YouTube personality ContraPoints explains how her identity has evolved through the process of gender transition.

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The DMZ

The evangelical alliance with Trump

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In the wake of the American embassy’s opening in Jerusalem, Bill Scher and Matt Lewis evaluate evangelical Christians’ relationship with the president.

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Are emotions a social construct?

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Stephen Asma and Rami Gabriel reflect on the modern instinct to sort human behavior into “cultural” and “biological” categories.

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The Wright Show

How America fanned the flames of the Syrian civil war

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Journalist Rania Khalek on the weird array of groups armed by the US and its allies.

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Why human dignity isn’t enough

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Philosopher Tamler Sommers, author of the new book Why Honor Matters, makes the case.

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The Glenn Show

“A racist screed”

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter critique Ta-Nehisi Coates’s recent essay on Kanye West.

The DMZ

Is Trump’s “madman” approach working?

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss Trump’s unpredictable personality in light of the return of American hostages from North Korea.

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Putting Darth Vader on the couch

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Psychologist Kathryn Gordon cohosts Jedi Counsel, a podcast looking at pop culture characters through a psychological lens. Here she discusses the narcissism of Darth Vader.

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Atheism, religion, and tribalism

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Robert Wright and atheist author Chris Stedman discuss the group dynamics of believers and non-believers. PlusIs the New Atheism a gateway to the alt-right?

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