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22 January 2019

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Recorded:Aug 25    Posted:Aug 25, 2016
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Drezburt | Aug 25, 2016 | Heather Hurlburt & Daniel Drezner

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The paradoxical psychology of a great movie ending

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Golden-Globe-winning producer Lindsay Doran discusses an odd disjunction between how movies end and how we remember them ending.

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The Glenn Show

Save the banks, not the bankers

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Ten years after the Great Recession, economists Glenn Loury and Ross Levine consider how to prevent another financial collapse.

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On being canceled

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Daniel Kaufman and Oliver Traldi discuss the professional risk involved in expressing heterodox views in the field of philosophy.

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The Wright Show

What’s a little disastrous foreign policy between friends?

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Robert Wright and historian Stephen Wertheim discuss why Democrats welcomed neoconservatives into the Resistance after Trump’s election.

Culturally Determined

Was Gillette’s ad a success?

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Brand consultant Bill Gullan analyzes the controversial viral ad that criticizes toxic masculinity.

The Glenn Show

“Factually it’s completely wrong”

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Glenn Loury speaks with Laurence Kotlikoff, who criticizes the narrative of the causes of the Great Recession presented by the book and film The Big Short.

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The interpretation of dreams

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Alice Robb, author of the new book Why We Dream, about the meaning of events—such as one’s teeth falling out—that happen in our dreams.

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The Wright Show

Israel’s sense of siege

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Journalist Lisa Goldman, who lived in Tel Aviv during the second Intifada, describes how an atmosphere of fear and violence helped push Israelis to the right.

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A postmodern view of the Bible

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Philosopher and theologian John D. Caputo explains how he understands Scripture.

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