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Show 583: Susan Blackmore

Equal Time welcomes Susan Blackmore back to the show! Where can you draw a line between spirituality and (scientific) skepticism? Is there a way to find a balance between the two without believing in supernaturalism? How does the new work … Continue reading

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Show 581: ‘Women Beyond Belief’ w/ Karen Garst

What are the ties today between feminism and atheism? Why do women, who are often the victims of patriarchal religious “morality”, fail to leave religious indoctrination more than men? How can one better understand why they believe, and how they … Continue reading

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Show 580: A Discussion with Leonard Pitts, Jr.

Host Matthew LaClair interviews Leonard Pitts Jr., a nationally syndicated columnist and novelist. Throughout his 35 year career, he has written on subjects ranging from music to politics, religion to science, race, writing, and more. We touch on all these … Continue reading

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Show 579: My Professor and Me

Psychologist and guest host Damian Gracia interviews his psychology mentor, Pace University professor Paul Griffin.  Following the interview is special discussion between Damian and Arnell Dowret addressing ideas that the interview raised.

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Show 577: March’s #trypod Month w/ New Host Damian Gracia

As part of our observing March’s #trypod Month (try a new podcast month) we will listen to and comment on two audio clips – one from ‘Waking Up with Sam Harris‘, and the other from ‘This American Life‘. We will … Continue reading

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Show 574: Naturalistic Xmas!

Naturalistic Xmas! On Xmas Day, for two hours beginning at 3pm, we aired an interview with SETI Institute’s Seth Shostak. We will re-aired our amazing interview with Santa Claus, played parody songs, and held a brief guided meditation for year’s … Continue reading

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Show 573: Arnell Dowret: Naturalistic Take on 2016 Election Results

Arnell Dowret: Naturalistic Take on 2016 Election Results

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Show 572: Free Will and Building a Humanistic Society

Free Will and Building a Humanistic Society w/Gregg D. Caruso In recent decades, with advances in the behavioral, cognitive, and neurosciences, the idea that patterns of human behavior may ultimately be due to factors beyond our conscious control has increasingly … Continue reading

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Show 571: George Lakoff on the Political Mind

George Lakoff on The Political Mind This week, Matthew LaClair speaks with cognitive linguist George Lakoff. Professor Layoff is the author of eleven books including NY Times bestsellers The Political Mind: Why you Can’t Understand 21st Century American Politics with … Continue reading

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Show 569: The Big Picture w/Sean Carroll

This week we will be acheterdufrance.com speaking with theoretical physicist and cosmologist Sean Carroll who returns to the show to discuss his new book, The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself. His book is … Continue reading

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