Michael Shermer on Cognitive Biases & How Thinking Goes Wrong (and Right!)
[1:51:09] Dr. Michael Shermer reviews the many ways that our attempts to understand the truth about the world are derai…MORE
Steven Pinker: The Philosophy of Free Will
[24:05] Steven Pinker is a Canadian-born American cognitive psychologist, linguist, and popular science author. He …MORE
Michael Shermer with Brian Greene: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe
[1:12:41] Until the End of Time is Brian Greene’s breathtaking new exploration of the cosmos and our quest to find mea…MORE
Metaphorical Truth Bomb | A New Way to Understand Religion (Bret Weinstein)
[14:18] Stephen Woodford offers up another great episode promoting Brett Weinsteins Atheistic, yet supportive view …MORE
Where do superstitions come from?
[5:10] Are you afraid of black cats? Would you open an umbrella indoors? How do you feel about the number 13? Whether or no…MORE
Are any Animals Truly Monogamous?
[3:12] [YouTube channel source, text and viewing credit: MinuteEarth] …MORE
Michael Pollan: How psychedelics work: Fire the conductor, let the orchestra play
[5:23] Michael Pollan explains what goes on during the mental fireworks of a psychedelic experience. – If your e…MORE
Religious Faith: Rational or Rationalization?
[26:47] There is strain between faith and reason, yet many people proclaim their faith. Why? What generates faith? God…MORE
Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness
[21:19] Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness, challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don…MORE
Sam Harris & Jordan Peterson 2018 – night 2 (with Bret Weinstein moderating)
[2:16:28] Sam Harris & Jordan Peterson – Vancouver – Second Night Moderated by Bret Weinstein 06/24…MORE