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Today’s show focuses on biology’s metaphors of control and how these are deployed to describe processes that are laughably uncontrollable. Sheila J...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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When caring for a young woman with a brain cancer diagnosis, medicine resident Colleen Farrell comes to grips with her own mortality.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 33:36
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Synanon and the Tunnel Back to the Human Race.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 44:34
Caption: Hope (A Three Part Series)
We begin our three part series on hope. Is it something we’re innately born with or something we can choose to have?

  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Hope (A Three Part Series)
HOUR ONE: "Hope: Where Does It Come From?” – We begin our three part series on hope. Is it something we’re innately born with or something we can c...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Over the years, listeners have asked for short-form distillations of On Being — something to listen to while making a cup of tea. Our podcast Becom...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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JPL founder Jack Parsons and his fellow magician L. Ron Hubbard opened up a stargate to Hell in the Mojave Desert. Nothing has ever been quite the ...

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Mar 10, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In the early 20th century, Max Weber argued that Protestantism created wealth. Finally, there are data to prove if he was right. All it took were s...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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-Sudden meat allergy is real and it’s caused by tick bites. The latest research shows a link between the allergy and heart disease.

Bought by Troy Public Radio, KXCV, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: :31
  • Purchases: 3
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-From the 1830s to the Civil War, Americans could be found putting each other into trances for fun and profit in parlors, on stage, and in medical ...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Bernie Taylor
Bernie Taylor, naturalist and author discusses this myth and how it shapes religion and science.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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-"Spiritual but not religious" is an increasingly popular tagline for the millennial generation. The millennial approach to spirituality is more ab...

Bought by KUHF, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WRGY, WCMU, KXCV and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 9
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-"Spiritual but not religious" is an increasingly popular tagline for the millennial generation. The millennial approach to spirituality is more ab...

Bought by WSGE, Harford Community Radio, WJCU, KMUN, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 10
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Former UN climate negotiator Christiana Figueres credits Buddhist teachings both for helping her through a personal crisis, and for providing a sou...

Bought by KZYX, NPR Now, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT, WLPR and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Oct 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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No rational person wants to be infinitely tall or infinitely heavy – so why would anyone want to be infinitely old?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRJF-lp, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Sep 29, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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What exactly is it that frightens us about death?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KTSW 89.9, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Sep 29, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on the way relation...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 49:40
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HOUR ONE: "Could Psychedelic Drugs Save Your Life?" - Psychedelic science is back and the early results are extraordinary. If you knew LSD could he...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: Ravan Shakes Kailasa, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
The chief minister of the Indian state of Tripura reads as fact the great epics of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Which is like thinking that Ja...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Sarah Sentilles and Eugenie Scott
Interviews with Sarah Sentilles, author of Breaking Up With God: A Love Story and Eugenie Scott, former executive director of the National Center f...

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Jul 23, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
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HOUR ONE: "Worshiping Waterfalls" - Jane Goodall has seen chimpanzees stop at a roaring waterfall and bristle with excitement. Are they having spir...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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A philosophical examination about the nature of religious belief, using the example of creationist and a woman who left fundamentalism.

  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 41:20
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Who is the more intellectually humble: the believer who puts their faith in a higher power, or the nonbeliever who sees no evidence for one?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KTSW 89.9, KSKQ, KRZA, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 07, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
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If there is intelligent life beyond Earth, how would that change life ON Earth?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KTSW 89.9, KSKQ, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KRZA and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7