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Author Archives: Barry Seidman
The phasing out of economic and national sovereignty…by the (NeoLiberal) process has led to a popular global movement for sovereignty, i.e. self-determination and against globalization. The rise of the New World Order and the role of the Transnational Elite; that … Continue reading
Jessica and Diego continue the conversation with Massimo Pigliucci on Stoicism from last week, and Barry interviews Susanne Claxton on her book: Heidegger’s Gods: An EcoFeminist Perspective.
A Discussion with Waleed Al-Husseini Religion and the problems it can cause was one of the first topics we discussed on this show, way back in 2002; and with the rise of religious fundamentalism, it still remains a very important … Continue reading
Non-Violent Communication w/ Dian Killian Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is based on the principles of nonviolence– the natural state of compassion when no violence is present in the heart. NVC begins by assuming that we are all compassionate by nature and that … Continue reading
The ABCs of Anarchy/Atheism w. Brian Heagney and Judas Peters How can anarchists and/or atheists share with their children the ideas they hold dear? There are a variety of books for children on skepticism, science, humanism, ethics, etc. But there are … Continue reading
. One of the core topics we discuss on this show, probably since we first went on the air in the summer of 2002, is how do we understand how people think, why they think as they do, and how … Continue reading
Raoul Martinez on “Creating Freedom” (Two-Parter) Oddly enough, on Equal Time for FREEthought, the term freedom doesn’t come up too often. Well, not in an affirmative fashion, at least. We’ve been around too long to believe in things like the … Continue reading
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
To Boldly Go: Toward a New Political Hegemony w/Nick Srnicek & Manu Saadia With the current crises here in the early years of the 21st Century, Star Trek’s optimism, humanism, and scientific outlook may be more important than ever. For … Continue reading
Consciousness, American Empire, and “Sacred Humanism” w/ Morris Berman Whether discussing racism and ‘whiteness’ with Tim Wise and Robin DeAngelo, reviewing the natural and social scientific examinations of American society, or discussing the relationship between capitalism and what results from … Continue reading