Category Archives: 2020


2020, 10/19 – The Meritocracy Trap with Professor Daniel Markovits

It is an axiom of American life that advantage should be earned through ability and effort. Even as the country divides itself at every turn, the meritocratic ideal – that social and economic rewards should follow achievement rather than breeding – reigns supreme.  Both Democrats and Republicans insistently repeat meritocratic notions. Meritocracy cuts to the heart of who we are. It sustains the American dream. But what if, both up and down the social ladder, meritocracy is a sham? Today, ...

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2020, 10/12 – GAIN Without Pain with Greg Hammer, MD

Burnout is on the rise. This is a problem we cannot afford to ignore. The rising costs of burnout are staggering. Health care professionals sacrifice their health, happiness, and relationships. Fortunately, there is a solution. Dr. Greg Hammer created GAIN Without Pain so that health care professionals can prevent burnout and reclaim happiness. This proven path toward personal resilience can be implemented by anyone, anywhere, in just a few minutes a day. Increased resilience could save your practice, your patients, ...

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2020, 10/05 – Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work with Rupert Sheldrake

To go beyond is to move into a higher state of consciousness, to a place of bliss, greater understanding, love, and deep connectedness, a realm where we finally find life’s meaning. Scientist and spiritual explorer Rupert Sheldrake looks at seven spiritual practices that are personally transformative and have scientifically measurable effects. He combines the latest scientific research with his extensive knowledge of mystical traditions to show how we may tune into more-than-human realms of consciousness through psychedelics such as ayahuasca, and how ...

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2020, 09/28 – Never Letting Go Part 3 with Mark Anthony

Mark Anthony the Psychic Lawyer®/Psychic Explorer® is the author of the award winning, critically acclaimed best-sellers Never Letting Go and Evidence of Eternity. He is a world-renowned fourth generation psychic medium who communicates with spirits.  Mark is an Oxford educated attorney licensed to practice law in Florida, Washington D.C. and before the United States Supreme Court. Mark is featured regularly on Television, major talk radio shows and in print media. Mark Anthony is also known as the Psychic Explorer. The media ...

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2020, 09/21 – Everybody Lies with Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Replay – This show originally aired 09/06/18. How much sex are people really having? How many Americans are actually racist? Is America experiencing a hidden back-alley abortion crisis? Can you game the stock market? Does violent entertainment increase the rate of violent crime? Do parents treat sons differently from daughters? How many people actually read the books they buy? In this groundbreaking work, Stephens-Davidowitz, a Harvard-trained economist and former Google data scientist, argues that much of what we thought about ...

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2020, 09/14 – Real Magic with Dr. Dean Radin

Replay – This show originally aired August 30th 2018. Filled with fascinating facts and intriguing ideas, Real Magic places the laboratory findings from parapsychology in the broader context of centuries of magic practices. This wholly original work then points toward new understandings of reality that can no longer be ignored. Real Magic will be known as one of the few real paradigm-changing works of science. Dean Radin, PhD, is Chief Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences and Associated Distinguished ...

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2020, 09/07 – Truth: How Many Sides to Every Story Shape Our Reality with author Hector Macdonald

Replay – This show originally aired August 2nd 2018. We like to think that there is a clear distinction between true and false. The reality is far murkier. Truth can be spun in the names used, the context applied, the omissions committed, the framing deployed and many other ways. “Truth” can look vey different to different people. Macdonald explains how these so-called “competing truths” are used both constructively and misleadingly by businesses, media, politicians, advertisers, and even regular people having ...

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2020, 08/31 – Intellectual Humility with Dr. Ian Church

Replay – This show originally aired July 19th 2018. The first research-cluster focuses on motivating and developing new non-reductive models of knowledge and includes projects on the nature of luck, fallibilism, and the epistemic import of peer disagreement. The second research cluster focuses on the methodologies and implications of psychology and includes projects on the nature of intellectual virtues in light of heuristics and biases, the epistemic implications of cognitive science, and the philosophical psychology of intellectual virtues. Dr. Church ...

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