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A weekly podcast, Metaphysical Milkshake, the show where we go deep, we get weird, and we search for the meaning of life along the way. In this show, your co-hosts in existential crimes, actor Rainn Wilson and scholar Reza Aslan guide you through conversations about Life’s Big Questions.

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    • 4.8 • 902 Ratings

A weekly podcast, Metaphysical Milkshake, the show where we go deep, we get weird, and we search for the meaning of life along the way. In this show, your co-hosts in existential crimes, actor Rainn Wilson and scholar Reza Aslan guide you through conversations about Life’s Big Questions.

    Soul Boom, or Why Do We Need a Spiritual Revolution?

    Soul Boom, or Why Do We Need a Spiritual Revolution?

    Welcome back Milkshakers! In this special episode of Metaphysical Milkshake, Rainn and Reza reunite to discuss Rainn's new book, Soul Boom. Together they explore the benefits that spirituality gives us to create transformation on both a personal and a global level. 

     

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    • 55 min
    How does Alex Honnold face fear at the edge of a mountain? | ReThinking with Adam Grant

    How does Alex Honnold face fear at the edge of a mountain? | ReThinking with Adam Grant

    Today, we’re sharing an episode of ReThinking, a podcast from the TED Audio Collective. In this episode, Free Solo climber Alex Honnold sits down with organizational psychologist Adam Grant to talk about regulating emotions when you’re hanging off the edge of a cliff, what still scares him, and how he stays motivated. If you’d like to hear more from leading thinkers and creators, follow ReThinking wherever you get your podcasts. Each week, Adam dives into the minds of interesting people to learn the unique ways they think and find practices we can all apply in our daily lives to live a little better. This season, the show features guests like bestselling author Celeste Ng, entrepreneur Mark Cuban, and Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon. 

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    • 44 min
    An American Martyr in Persia: What is Worth Dying For?

    An American Martyr in Persia: What is Worth Dying For?

    Rainn and Reza sit down to talk about Reza’s new book and to ponder, "What is Worth Dying For?" Order An American Martyr in Persia today: https://www.amazon.com/American-Martyr-Persia-Tragic-Baskerville/dp/1324004479

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    Ruha Benjamin: How Do You Build A Movement?

    Ruha Benjamin: How Do You Build A Movement?

    Rainn and Reza sit down with Sociologist and Professor, Ruha Benjamin, to ponder, "How Do You Build A Movement?" 

     

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    • 59 min
    Weird Al Yankovic: What Is Weird?

    Weird Al Yankovic: What Is Weird?

    Rainn and Reza sit down with Musician, Weird Al Yankovic, to ponder, "What Is Weird?" 

     

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    • 51 min
    John and Julie Gottman: How To Stay In Love Forever?

    John and Julie Gottman: How To Stay In Love Forever?

    Rainn and Reza sit down with psychologists and authors, John and Julie Gottman, to ponder, "How To Stay In Love Forever?" 

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902 Ratings

902 Ratings

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This Podcast is amazing!! I like how much I learn & how funny it is too! :) I could listen to them all day!

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Rain and Reza are amazing! Smart, funny, and friends that make you think. I never watched the office and found Rainn on his YouTube channel. I loved Rainn Wilson and the Geography of Bliss, but I’m waiting for the weekly podcasts again!

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