Monthly Archives: September 2011

Show 400: “The Singularity (Summit) is Near; Should we be Afraid?”

“The Singularity (Summit) is Near; Should we be Afraid?” On October 15th and 16 the Singularity Institute will convene in Manhattan at the ’92nd Street Y’ for a second NYC Singularity Summit. The annual Singularity summits began in 2006 and … Continue reading

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Show 399: The Belief Instinct w/ Jesse Bering

The Belief Instinct Equal Time for Freethought will host evolutionary psychologist Jesse Bering, director of the Institute of Cognition and Culture at Queen’s University Belfast, and a writer for the weekly column “Bering in Mind” on the Scientific American website. … Continue reading

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Show 398: 9/11 10th Anniversary Special

9/11 10th Anniversary Special: w/ Reverend Billy and the Church of Life After Shopping Not long after the planes struck on 9/11, infamous anti-consumerist performers The Church of Stop Shopping (led by Reverend Billy and Church Director Savitri D) renamed … Continue reading

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Show 397: What Capitalism’s Wrought w/ Michael Perelman

What Capitalism’s Wrought w/ Michael Perelman Central to the humanistic worldview are the notions of individual liberty and communal freedom. A humanist society is one where people can each reach their potential, and engage with each other in all the … Continue reading

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