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
Historians Bill Black and Varsha Venkatasubramanian discuss Varsha’s encounters with Hindu nationalists in the Bay Area dating scene.
Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy critique the new publishing industry practice of reviewing manuscripts for potentially offensive content.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Michael Sweeney consider whether there will ever be another show with such cultural resonance.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the arrest of Julian Assange and the relationship between journalists and their sources.
The Wright Show
Yousef Munayyer, executive director of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, says that whoever the next Israeli prime minister is, the two-state solution is dead.
The Glenn Show
Glenn Loury speaks with leaders of the Rose Street Community Center, recently featured in the documentary Charm City, about efforts to reduce violence in East Baltimore.