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Long-from discussions pertaining to science, philosophy, politics, social issues, the arts....did we leave anything out?

    Judaism and Modernity: Rabbi Aryeh Klapper

    Judaism and Modernity: Rabbi Aryeh Klapper

    Rabbi Aryeh Klapper is the head of the Center for Modern Torah Leadership and the Summber Bet Midrash; we discuss Judaism's message for mankind, Jewish law vs. Public Policy, the meaning of Modern Orthodoxy, the role of rabbis in the Modern Orthodox and Haredi societies, and more.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Kantian Ethics: Jeffrey Mensch

    Kantian Ethics: Jeffrey Mensch

    I talk with Jeffrey Mensch, Professor of Economics at Hebrew University, about Kantian ethics. We get into the is-ought problem, objective vs. subjective morality, the moral status of animals, Free will, and more.

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Psychology

    Psychology

    In this episode I talk with Yaakov Weiner, a psychologist. We cover topics ranging from Freud and the subconscious to the American Psychological Assocation's Statement on the Treatment of Men  and Boys.

    • 1 hr 36 min
    The Case Against Education

    The Case Against Education

    I interview Ariel Krakowski, an Engineer at Google and the founder of a self-directed education startup Learneroo, about his views on how America gets education wrong. Includes a discussion of the potential role of online learning, which has rapidly become necessary in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Living with the Fayu - Bina Kugler

    Living with the Fayu - Bina Kugler

    Here I interview Bina Kugler, who grew up among the Fayu, a stone-age-level tribe in the jungle of Papua New Guinea. We talk about Fayu culture, gender roles, magic, conflict resolution, and much more.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Ira Tick: Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plans

    Ira Tick: Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plans

    Guest Ira Tick joins me this week as we discuss the history of Israel-Palestine peace plans, the possibility of a binational state in Israel, and Israeli vs. Diaspora perspectives on political solutions to the conflict.

    • 1 hr 37 min

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