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A podcast about religion, philosophy, and ethics found across pop culture, geekdom, and current events. We talk about all things sacred, secular, and salacious! www.SacredNowPod.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sacrednowpod/support

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A podcast about religion, philosophy, and ethics found across pop culture, geekdom, and current events. We talk about all things sacred, secular, and salacious! www.SacredNowPod.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sacrednowpod/support

    2.26 — Spooky Superstition: The Cultural and Clinical Implications of Compulsive Behavior

    2.26 — Spooky Superstition: The Cultural and Clinical Implications of Compulsive Behavior

    Can prayer, making the sign of the cross, and other superstitious rites be considered cultural rights - or indicative of compulsive behaviors? JAY JACKSON consults clinical psychologist DR. CANDICE HOKE KENNEDY and historical anthropologist CURT SMITH to find answers.


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    2.25 — The Power of the Tongue: Talking About Talk

    2.25 — The Power of the Tongue: Talking About Talk

    Special guest SETH WILSON of "Let's Talk Talk" reconnects with JAY JACKSON to talk about the idea of language itself, how grammar rules are used as weapons by the ruling class, and how a common understanding can transcend language barriers.


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    • 1 hr 7 min
    2.24 — Logic and Emotion in "Star Trek"

    2.24 — Logic and Emotion in "Star Trek"

    Special guest CHRISTOPHER POUNDERS joins JAY JACKSON for a fascinating discussion on the conflict between logic and emotion in "Star Trek" — and how it factors into social relationships, neurodiversity and autism, and our progress as a society.

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    2.23 — Dealing with the Devil: "Madoka Magica" and the Faustian Bargain

    2.23 — Dealing with the Devil: "Madoka Magica" and the Faustian Bargain

    If you could have your wish for anything in the world to come true, what price would you be willing to pay? Would you trade your soul? SAMMY RAYNOR and JAY JACKSON talk about "Puella Magi Madoka Magica" and discuss whether it's worth it to make a deal with the devil.


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    • 1 hr 26 min
    2.22 — Seven Reasons Why Your Anti-Vaccine Excuses are Bull$#!+

    2.22 — Seven Reasons Why Your Anti-Vaccine Excuses are Bull$#!+

    In this episode, JAY JACKSON uses data, expert opinion, faith, compassion and humor to lay out a point-by-point rebuttal for the most common excuses people give not to get vaccinated against #COVID.

    :: VIEW HERE for David Vega's testimony (courtesy Indiana University School of Medicine)
    :: SUBSCRIBE to Dr. Mike Hansen's YouTube Channel
    :: READ the CDC's Statement on Vaccine Effectiveness
    :: VIEW HERE Breakthrough Case Rates by State (courtesy KFF.org)




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    • 51 min
    2.21 — Borderline: Nationalism, Neopolitical Evolution, and You

    2.21 — Borderline: Nationalism, Neopolitical Evolution, and You

    Developments in Afghanistan, Palestine, Guatemala, and elsewhere, have made it clear that, in spite of our shrunken world, the arbitrary lines we’ve drawn only serve to oppress and exclude. IAN REDFORD and CHAD SMITH of "This Course" explore the geopolitical landscape with JAY JACKSON, and talk about what that means for us as Americans.


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    • 1 hr 12 min

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