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The DMZ | Aug 4, 2017 | Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

The Glenn Show

Marking our moral evolution

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John McWhorter argues that Confederate leaders like Robert E. Lee should be remembered, but not commemorated.

The Wright Show

Is there a method to Trump’s madness?

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Journalist Sarah Posner on how Trump’s open hostility toward the media strengthens his base of support. Plus: Trump’s nightmare scenario.

Culturally Determined

How do you solve a problem like General Lee?

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B.D. McClay, editor at The Hedgehog Review, contends that making the argument about Confederate monuments into a national debate is misguided.

The DMZ

Fighter pilots win wars, not elections

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Bill Scher says that the surge in veterans running for office isn’t necessarily a boon for Democrats. Plus: Does biology beat culture?

MeaningofLife.tv

The surprising appeal of “many worlds”

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Brian Greene explains why a bizarre-sounding interpretation of quantum physics is taken seriously.

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The DMZ

Is this really America?

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Bill Scher explains why the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville both represents and rejects basic American values.

MeaningofLife.tv

Wrestling with determinism

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Ted Chiang, the writer behind Arrival, argues you should try to make an effort even if your future is set. Plus: Meet the Predictor.

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MeaningofLife.tv

Get over it!

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Robert Wright and Massimo Pigliucci on what Buddhism and Stoicism say about dealing with regret. Plus: Anxious? Embrace it.

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Culturally Determined

Mining for controversy

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Kat Rosenfield, author of a new piece on controversies in young adult fiction, consider why outrage fuels online discourse.

The Glenn Show

When is a cop’s fear defensible?

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Glenn Loury considers the circumstances of Philando Castile’s death from a police officer’s point of view. Plus: Driving while black.