Posted:May 31, 2017
- John Horgan, Scientific American, “Is a popular theory of cosmic creation pseudoscience?”
- John Horgan’s review of Daniel Dennett’s new book, From Bacteria to Bach and Back, in Scientific American
- John Horgan, Scientific American, “David Chalmers thinks the hard problem Is really hard”
- John Horgan, Scientific American, “Polymath Stephen Wolfram defends his computational theory of everything”
- George Johnson, Undark Magazine, “In the hunt for animal consciousness, we usually find ourselves”
- George Johnson, Pacific Standard, “The battle for the great apes: inside the fight for non-human rights”
Science Faction | May 31, 2017 | John Horgan & George Johnson
The Glenn Show
Glenn Loury and John McWhorter consider the effects of minor racial insults.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Eve Fairbanks, author of a recent essay on how the 1990s shaped #MeToo, discuss the messages they were taught growing up about sex.
The Wright Show
New York Times correspondent David Kirkpatrick, author of the new book Into the Hands of the Soldiers, describes the diversity of Islamist thought seen during and after the 2011 Egyptian revolution.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and James Martin Cole, secretary of the Austin chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, compare the two political movements.