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
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis analyze why Joe Biden continues to poll so well with African-American voters.
The Wright Show
Robert Wright speaks with Bhaskar Sunkara, editor of Jacobin and author of the new book The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality.
Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy critique a viral video that says the phrase “you guys” is sexist and exclusionary.
The Wright Show
Robert Wright speaks with Eric Kaufmann, author of the new book Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration, and the Future of White Majorities, about what kind of national identity Americans should embrace.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss Trump’s changing positions on the Iran nuclear deal from the 2016 campaign to the present.
The Glenn Show
Glenn Loury and John McWhorter cast a critical eye on the popular New York Times Magazine project that reconsiders the history of American slavery.
Daniel Bessner and Eli Lake debate whether the NYT columnist was treated unfairly during the Twitter brouhaha.