April 2016

How Many Children?

The world already has too many people.  7.3 billion.  It’ll probably hit over 11 billion by the end of the century.  Too many people, too few resources, too much damage to the environment.  Disaster, Disaster, Disaster.

Read more

Memes and the Evolution of Culture

Read more

Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times

Read more

Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?

Why is there something rather than nothing? That’s the big question we’re asking in this week’s show. It’s an odd question that could be thought of as either supremely profound, or supremely silly. It’s hard to know what an answer might even look like.

Read more

Oneness is a Mystery

Concepts such as infinity and oneness are problematic in terms of our capability to describe them accurately. While it can be argued that perception and language are always inaccurate representations of reality, we judge the fitness, accuracy and consistency of representations based on comparison and our concept of knowledge.

Read more

Extreme Altruism

Read more