Posted:Jul 26, 2014
Bob Wright’s first book, “Three Scientists and Their Gods”
George’s 1988 NYT review of the book
Geoge’s Raw Data column, “Beyond Energy, Matter, Time and Space”
Sidebar to the column, “Blind as a Bat”
John’s Q&A with para-biologist Rupert Sheldrake
John’s Q&A with physicist George Ellis
Sean Carroll defends philosophy
Thomas Nagel’s book, “Mind and Cosmos”
Lawrence Krauss’s book, “A Universe from Nothing”
Wikipedia on “turtles all the way down”
Max Tegmark’s new book, “Our Mathematical Universe”
John on inflation theory
John’s profile of Andre Weil (PDF)
John’s book, “The End of War”
John’s report on the Breakthrough Institute Dialogue
John’s 2008 diavlog with Michael Shellenberger
Shellenberger and Nordhaus’s essay, “The Death of Environmentalism”
“10 Failed Utopian Cities That Influenced the Future,” by Annalee Newitz and Emily Stamm
Science Faction | Jul 26, 2014 | John Horgan & George Johnson
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and John McWhorter consider Woodrow Wilson, Robert E. Lee, and John C. Calhoun. The Wright Show Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus speculate on what could happen after Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest.
Nikita Petrov explains the strange phenomenon to John Horgan. The DMZ Bill Scher critiques the current conservation about Wilson and race. Feminine Chaos Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy speak with Leigh Stein, author of the new satirical novel Self Care, about anti-racism as self-improvement.
The Wright Show Robert Wright speaks with Sarah Posner, author of the new book Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump, who argues that race was more important than abortion in bringing evangelicals into politics.
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury speaks with historian David Kaiser about the central claims of the 1619 Project.
The DMZ Despite Biden’s big polling lead, Matt Lewis says Trump’s defeat is far from a sure thing.