#024 Why Nations Fail w/ Daron AcemogluSpellbound add
MIT Professor/NY Time Best Selling Author Daron Acemoglu on inclusive and extractive institutions.
#023 Should We Care About Our Personal Data? w/ Ramona Pringle & Andrew RaderSpellbound add
Ramona Pringle, journalist and professor of interactive media for Ryerson University talks about your personal data, who has it, and how they want to use it.
#022 Meditation: 10% Happier w/ Dan HarrisSpellbound add
Award winning ABC journalist and author of NY Times Bestseller, 10% Happier on the science behind meditation.
#021 Diversity & Uniformity w/ Claire LehmannSpellbound add
Quillette Founder/Editor-in-Chief Claire Lehmann on sexism, racism + other matters of cultural diversity and uniformity.
#019 The Way We Speak Shapes Everything w/ Lera BoroditskySpellbound add
Cognitive Scientist Lera Boroditsky breaks down the logic behind various world languages and demonstrates its influence on their speakers.
#018 Robots: Friend, Foe, or Tool? w/ Jonathan HurstSpellbound add
Agility Robotics CTO Jonathan Hurst on building humanoid robots and how we'll interact with them in the future.
#017 DEBATE: Is Technology a Positive Force? w/ John Zerzan & Andrew RaderSpellbound add
Green Anarchist John Zerzan & Aerospace Engineer Andrew Rader debate the ultimate implications of civilization and technology.
#016 Civilization & Anarchy w/ John ZerzanSpellbound add
John Zerzan on the origins of Civilization and what we can learn from life before it.
#014 100 Years of Devolving Masculinity w/ Dr. RaySpellbound add
Psychologist Dr. Ray on the decline of masculinity in men over the last century.
#013 Who Wrote The Bible pt. III Morality & Miracles w/ Ron HendelSpellbound add
Exploring miracles and morality according to the Old Testament, through the lens of cultural memory, with world-renowned Bible scholar Ron Hendel.
#012 Food, Shelter & Sex in Space (w/ Andrew Rader)Spellbound add
Aerospace Engineer / Author Andrew Rader on the challenges that face us in colonizing Mars and other worlds.
#011 Dark Energy & Dark Matter for Dummies w/ Richard PanekSpellbound add
Guggenheim Fellowship Award recipient/Author, Richard Panek on everything we know (and don't know) about dark energy and dark matter.
#010 The Quran & The Bible w/ Prof. Gabriel Said ReynoldsSpellbound add
Author and Professor of Islamic Studies at Notre Dame, Gabriel Said Reynolds on the similarities between the Quran and the Bible, and where they diverge.
#009 Was Eden's Forbidden Tree Agriculture? [WWTB? II] w/ Dr. Richard Elliott FriedmanSpellbound add
Were Adam and Eve the world's first agriculturalists? Dr. Richard Elliott Friedman on this fascinating interpretation of the Genesis origin story, as found in Daniel Quinn's classic novel, Ishmael.
#008 Feminism: Sex, Power & Makeup w/ Peggy OrensteinSpellbound add
New York Times Bestselling Author Peggy Orenstein on the past, present, and future of feminism.
#007 Cults & The Life After - Janja LalichSpellbound add
World renowned expert Dr. Janja Lalich on cults.
#006 Are You Autistic? - Temple GrandinSpellbound add
Temple Grandin on autism and why the world needs it more than ever.