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Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding p ...
 
Point of Inquiry is the Center for Inquiry's flagship podcast, where the brightest minds of our time sound off on all the things you're not supposed to talk about at the dinner table: science, religion, and politics. Guests have included Brian Greene, Susan Jacoby, Richard Dawkins, Ann Druyan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eugenie Scott, Adam Savage, Bill Nye, and Francis Collins. Point of Inquiry is produced at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, N.Y.
 
Want a philosophy or worldview that's grounded in reality and has compassion for all sentient beings (mostly humans and other animals)? Then you might find Sentientism interesting. It's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings." In this podcast, you'll hear about "what's real" and "what matters" from a wide range of celebrities, academics, activists, writers - and interested lay people like me. Find out more at https://sentientism.info/ or join one of our open-to-all, global ...
 
I'm creating podcast episodes offering practical wisdom for everyday life -- solutions to modern human concerns -- informed by the ancient philosophical school of Stoicism popularized by thinkers including Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius. Improve your quality of life by implementing a strong mental framework informed by Stoic Philosophy! I explore topics such as gratitude; acceptance; overcoming adversity; finding meaning in life; moderation; dealing with change; friendship; lonelines ...
 
Expert insights on the science of a fit mind. Topics include neuroscience, mental health, mindfulness meditation, productivity, brain technologies, Stoicism, happiness hacking, and more. Liam McClintock, the Founder of FitMind, talks with leaders in their fields, from neuroscientists and psychologists to Buddhist monks and professional athletes. At FitMind, we believe that the next great human frontier is the mind. FitMind combines ancient techniques with western psychology to provide mental ...
 
Interviews w/ authors, entrepreneurs, athletes and others on resilience, getting on or getting over life’s set ups and setbacks. If research exists on how people bounce back, he talks about it. If there are physical practices, proven psychologies or philosophies that can help people build personal foundations before the storms come, he digs into it.
 
Faithful Politics is a podcast for people who are seeking in-depth discussions about everyday issues that intersect Faith and Politics. Pastor Josh Burtram (Faithful Host) and Will Wright (Political Host) will talk to experts, scholars, theologians, politicians, journalists, and everyday people in order to understand how political decisions affect people of faith and the faithless. Faithful Politics strives to be a different kind of show that doesn’t just stick to one political ideology or r ...
 
What does Enlightenment mean? Former criminalist, Eldon Taylor, believes that true enlightenment can only come when you learn to take charge of your own thoughts. Can you state that your beliefs truly are your own and not just adopted from ideas that are politically correct and mass approved? According to Eldon Taylor, free thinking is difficult for many reasons, ranging from the psychology of your being to the mass attempts to mold your thinking for the convenience of others! Join Eldon Tay ...
 
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In this episode, I speak to Massimo Pigliucci the author of many books on Stoicism from How to Be a Stoic, A Handbook for New Stoics, and A Field Guide to a Happy Life to name a few. Massimo is currently a Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. His research interests include the relationship between science and philosophy and the …
 
Massimo (figsinwinter.blog & @mpigliucci) is Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. He co-hosted the Rationally Speaking Podcast & was the editor in chief for the magazine Scientia Salon. He is an outspoken critic of pseudoscience & creationism & an advocate for secularism, science education & Stoicism. In Sentientist Conversation…
 
In this episode Faithful host Josh Burtram talks with Prof. Massimo Pigliucci about the difference between science, pseudoscience, religion, and politics. They also discuss the question of whether or not we have a Democrat or Republican gene! You won't want to miss the conversation. Guest Bio: Prof. Pigliucci has a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from …
 
You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life inspired by ancient philosophers of Greece and Rome. I'm your host, Justin Vacula. Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com.This is episode 99 – A Field Guide to A Happy Life with Massimo Pigliucci.In A FIELD GUIDE TO A HAPPY LIFE: 53 Brief Lessons for Living,…
 
Special guest, Massimo Pigliucci, joins Danny and Randy to discuss Stoicism and his recent book, A Field Guide to a Happy Life: 53 Brief Lessons for Living. In the main part of Field Guide, Massimo reimagines and updates Epictetus’ famous Enchiridion (or handbook). Listen now to learn about Massimo’s wonderful new book, A Field Guide to a Happy Lif…
 
Shauna Shapiro, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, bestselling author, and an expert in mindfulness and self-compassion. She has spent two decades studying the benefits of mindfulness and compassion. Her TEDx Talk on this topic has been viewed over 2 million times. Dr. Shapiro is a professor of psychology at Santa Clara University. She graduated summ…
 
We communicate using far more than just words—our actions, gestures, posture, and more say something, mean something. Our body language also influences our mental state, our attitude. Learn how to think differently about body language to influence your own attitude and communicate what you want to the world. Subscribe to ESP's YouTube Channel! Plea…
 
Journalist Kelsey Piper (Future Perfect / Vox) discusses lessons learned from covering COVID: What has she been wrong about, and why? How much can we trust the CDC's advice? What does the evidence look like for different drugs like Fluvoxamine and Ivermectin? And should regular people really try to evaluate the evidence themselves instead of deferr…
 
As we near the end of our first season, we bring you one of our best episodes yet! – You’re Going to Die! – Taking Life Seriously. The Stoic notion of Memento Mori reminds us of the inevitability of death. Existentialists like Camus and Sartre remind us that the only thing we know for certain is that we will die. Life and death are two sides of the…
 
In the second of our two part series, we speak with Olivia Troye, the Director of the Republican Accountability Project, and Former White House Homeland Security, Counterterrorism & Covid Advisor to VP Mike Pence about her personal experience during and after the attacks on September 11th, 2001. As we discussed in the episode, this unique and memor…
 
In this episode, I speak to Matthew Barzun the author of The Power of Giving Away Power: How the Best Leaders Learn to Let Go. Matthew is a former US Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Sweden and served as President Obama’s National Finance Chair. He has always been fascinated with how we can stand out and fit in at the same time. In the conversa…
 
“Be the change you want to see in the world.” – Gandhi We all want to be influential, to make a difference. Listen to the latest Quick Fix to discover tips for being more influential. Subscribe to ESP's YouTube Channel! Please say hi to Danny on Twitter to get ESP updates and more. Check out Danny’s webpage for ESP info & additional tools to help y…
 
On the first of our two series on remembering the attacks of September 11, 2001, we speak with veteran journalist, Olivier Knox, National Correspondent for The Washington Post. Olivier reflects on what it was like on that day as he was covering President Bush in Sarasota Florida for what was supposed to be a non-eventful day. From the suspension of…
 
C Lou / Carrie (@clouhamilton1 & veganismsexandpolitics.com & drcarriehamilton.com) is an author, editor & translator. She wrote the book "Veganism, Sex & Politics: Tales of Danger & Pleasure" about her vegan journey & how veganism relates to wider social justice issues including feminist, queer & anti-racist politics as well as environmentalism. I…
 
Special guest, Greg Sadler, joins Danny and Randy to discuss Philosophy in Practice – A Better Life Through Knowledge. Discover why philosophy is, at heart, a practical discipline and why a life of learning is a good life! Greg is the president of ReasonIO, the editor of Stoicism Today , a team member of the Modern Stoicism Organization, and a cont…
 
With school starting in many states around the country, a lot of parents are wondering if it's safe for their kids to be back in public school especially with the prevalence of the Delta Variant. We talk with Dr. Danny Avula this week to answer many of your COVID-19 questions about this. Dr. Avula is the Virginia State Vaccination Coordinator, as w…
 
Rob Colter and Massimo Pigliucci talk to Eric Weiner, the author of The Socrates Express. In the book, Eric examines various philosophers and philosophies, but our conversation focuses on Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, and a number of philosophical traditions close to Stoicism. [Episode extracted from a show formerly known as the Stoa Nova Conversatio…
 
In this episode, I speak to Kai Whiting the co-author of Being Better: Stoicism for a World Worth Living In. Kai is a researcher and lecturer in sustainability and Stoicism based at the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium. His main research interests are how to better account for resource use and the practical application of Stoic philosophy …
 
Accountability and personal responsibility are essential to live your own life. Discover what you can do to be more accountable. Take control and live your own life. Subscribe to ESP's YouTube Channel! Please say hi to Danny on Twitter to get ESP updates and more. Check out Danny’s webpage for ESP info & additional tools to help you live better. Th…
 
Elliot Roe is a leading expert in mindset optimization for high performers. In just the last 3 years his poker clients have won over $150,000,000 and nearly every major tournament title, including the World Series of Poker Main Event. His clientele also includes Olympic medalists, UFC Champions, Hollywood actors, business executives, and Wall Stree…
 
We recorded this podcast in 2021, but you wouldn't know it, and could be easily forgiven if you thought it was still 2020. Arizona's election audit has finally come to a close and with it the "official" report from the Cyber Ninja's is due out any day now. But like most ninjas, they will likely announce their report when you least expect it. What d…
 
This episode is a bonus cross-post from The Artists of Data Science podcast where I talk to Harpreet Sahota about Sentientism. We cover some of my personal perspectives too - so as ever, many other Sentientists will disagree. Harpreet has hosted an eclectic range of guests in his 171 episodes so far. If it looks interesting, why not subscribe to TA…
 
Tobias (@TobiasLeenaert) is an author & a vegan advocacy consultant. He blogs at Veganstrategist.org & wrote "How to Create a Vegan World". He is the co-founder of ProVeg International. He is an Effective Altruist - thinking about the best ways to achieve a compassionate society. He also describes himself as a "Slow opinionist". In Sentientist Conv…
 
In this episode, I speak to Steven Nadler the author of Think Least of Death: Spinoza on How to Live and How to Die. Professor Nadler’s research focuses on philosophy in the seventeenth century and he’s written extensively on Spinoza. Steven also has a new book coming out called When Bad Thinking Happens to Good People. In the conversation, Steven …
 
When we are angry, it is hard to think clearly and make good decisions. Ask yourself: When has anger made things better? Discover tips for reducing anger in this Quick Fix. Subscribe to ESP's YouTube Channel! Please say hi to Danny on Twitter to get ESP updates and more. Check out Danny’s webpage for ESP info & additional tools to help you live bet…
 
The closest many people ever get to Afghanistan is turning on the TV and watching events unfold as America tries to fully disengage from the conflict we've been fighting for 20 years. From this viewpoint, many Americans form opinions about whether or not we should have stayed or exited like the Biden Administration did in recent weeks. This week we…
 
In this episode, I speak to Jonathan Gustin. Jonathan is a psychotherapist, meditation teacher, and founder of the Purpose Guide Institute. He has taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies, Kaiser Permanente, Green Gulch Zen Center, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Open Circle, Bay Area Integral, and The Nondual Wisdom & Mental Health Co…
 
“The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates A worthwhile life, Socrates thought, is an examined life. It is through questions that we begin to explore and examine life. What questions are important? What questions should we ask if we want to live a good life? Explore questions that will change your life. Learn to look at the world differe…
 
Every time there’s an emergency, the prices of certain goods skyrocket -- like masks and hand sanitizer during COVID -- and the public gets angry about price gouging. In this episode, two economists (Raymond Niles and Amihai Glazer) make the case for why “price gouging” is actually a good thing, and Julia raises potential counterarguments.…
 
On this episode we cover a bit of the biography of vaccines, dovetailing into the current state of vaccination around the globe. My guest on this podcast is Dr. Paul Offit, a world renowned expert and medical pioneer in the field of immunology and virology. He is a professor in the division of Infectious Diseases at the Children’s Hospital of Phila…
 
It is easy to get distracted, to lose focus. When we are distracted, we underperform, get thrown off course, and struggle to live the life we want. Danny and Randy explore tips for staying focused. Discover how to regain and maintain focus to live a better life, the life you want. Subscribe to ESP's YouTube Channel! Please say hi to Danny on Twitte…
 
Dr. Massimo Pigliucci is Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York, former co-host of the Rationally Speaking Podcast, and one of the most influential modern Stoics. He's published several books including How to Be a Stoic, Nonsense on Stilts, and A Field Guide to a Happy Life. Professor Pigliucci has a PhD in Evolutionary Biology and…
 
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