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The Wright Show | Jan 16, 2018 | Robert Wright & Marcy Wheeler

The Wright Show

We come in peace

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In a conversation with Mickey Kaus, Robert Wright argues that humans are in trouble if aliens don’t show up sooner or later.

The Glenn Show

In praise of Black humanity

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Glenn Loury, Cornel West, and Teodros Kiros discuss the global cultural impact of Black Americans and the problems of internalized despair that they still confront.

The DMZ

What is it about Kamala?

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Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss why Vice President Kamala Harris seems to attract an outsized amount of attention and criticism.

MeaningofLife.tv

Dissecting Darwin

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Robert Wright and anthropologist Agustín Fuentes, author of a controversial article on The Descent of Man, try to unpack Darwin’s attitudes on race and genocide.

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MeaningofLife.tv

Is “information” the key to quantum mechanics?

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John Horgan and science writer Philip Ball discuss the roles of consciousness and calculation in quantum mechanics.

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The Wright Show

Tea Party 2.0?

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In a conversation with Robert Wright, Mickey Kaus makes the case for an anti-woke Tea Party.

The DMZ

Why is Trump so bad at blogging?

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Matt Lewis and Bill Scher explore the meaning behind Trump’s blog bust.

The Wright Show

China’s war on terror

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In a conversation with Robert Wright, historian David Brophy explains how China justifies its repression of the Uyghurs as part of the international fight against terrorism.

Culturally Determined

“The Language of Privilege”

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Nicholas Clairmont discusses his recent essay applying class analysis to “woke” language.

The Wright Show

Trump’s rigged election

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Robert Wright argues that Trump is partly responsible for the absence of moderate candidates in Iran’s upcoming presidential election (and that Biden may be, too).