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17 July 2018

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Recorded:Jul 12    Posted:Jul 12, 2016
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The Glenn Show | Jul 12, 2016 | Glenn Loury & Peter Moskos

The Wright Show

Why does Trump like Putin so much?

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In the wake of the leaders’ joint press conference, Robert Wright and Jacob Heilbrunn consider the possibilities.

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Try this at home

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Philosopher Thomas Metzinger suggests using a hammer and a rubber glove to change your perception of your self.

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The DMZ

The wrong pick?

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Matt Lewis argues that Trump erred by choosing Brett Kavanaugh instead of Amy Barrett for the Supreme Court.

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Are the deepest questions unanswerable?

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Michael Shermer discusses his controversial Scientific American column on God, free will, and consciousness.

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Sex, labor, and moral panic

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Adult-film actress and activist Arabelle Raphael explains how the legal definition of “sex trafficking” is used to criminalize legal sex work.

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The “awakening universe”

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Theologian John Haught has a cosmic take on religion’s place in the scheme of things.

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The DMZ

Abolish ‘Abolish ICE’?

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Bill Scher lays out the political perils of the push on the left to shutter the agency.

The Wright Show

Meet Judge Amy

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Journalist Sarah Posner explains why prospective Supreme Court pick Amy Coney Barrett appeals so strongly to both Trump and conservative Christians.

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The path to becoming a “sex cult” leader

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Vanessa Grigoriadis, who recently wrote about the controversial group NXIVM, describes its leader, Keith Raniere.

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