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Absolutely Mental Season Two

Posted by on Sep 24, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode, Sam shares a clip from the second season of Absolutely Mental, his audio series with Ricky Gervais. All 10 episodes have...

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Ask Me Anything #18

Posted by on Sep 20, 2021 on libsyn.com

Questions answered: Why won’t you discuss COVID vaccines and Ivermectin with Bret Weinstein on the podcast? What do you think about the...

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#260 — The Second Plane

Posted by on Sep 9, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris recalls his experience of September 11th, 2001, and considers the future of American foreign...

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#259 — The Reckoning to Come

Posted by on Aug 31, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Balaji Srinivasan about several civilizational challenges and possible paths...

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#258 — The Fall of Afghanistan

Posted by on Aug 22, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Peter Bergen about the US exit from Afghanistan, the resurgence of the Taliban, and...

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#257 — The State of the World

Posted by on Aug 13, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Dambisa Moyo about the state of the world. They discuss public goods, economic...

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Ask Me Anything #17

Posted by on Aug 8, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam takes your questions. He begins by addressing the blowback that followed his previous podcast on...

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#256 — A Contagion of Bad Ideas

Posted by on Jul 23, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Eric Topol about vaccine hesitancy and related misinformation. They discuss the...

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#255 — The Future of Intelligence

Posted by on Jul 9, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Jeff Hawkins about the nature of intelligence. They discuss how the neocortex...

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#254 — The Mating Strategies of Earthlings

Posted by on Jun 25, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with David Buss about the differential mating strategies of men and women. They discuss...

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#253 — Corporate Courage

Posted by on Jun 17, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Jason Fried about the recent controversy over the “no politics” policy at his...

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#252 — Are We Alone in the Universe?

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Neil deGrasse Tyson about our place in the universe. They discuss our current...

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#251 — Corporate Cowardice

Posted by on May 26, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Antonio García-Martínez about his recent firing at Apple. They discuss his...

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#250 — Broken Conversations

Posted by on May 21, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Jesse Singal about a variety of controversial topics. They discuss fragmentation in...

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#249 — Distance & Arrival

Posted by on May 14, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris and David Whyte further explore his work in his book Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and...

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#248 — Order & Freedom

Posted by on Apr 30, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Michele Gelfand about the difference between tight and loose cultures. They discuss...

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Special Episode: Engineering the Apocalypse

Posted by on Apr 23, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this nearly 4-hour SPECIAL EPISODE, Rob Reid delivers a 100-minute monologue (broken up into 4 segments, and interleaved with...

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#247 — Constructing Minds

Posted by on Apr 21, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Lisa Feldman Barrett about the origins and function of the human brain. They...

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#246 — Police Training & Police Misconduct

Posted by on Apr 16, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Rener Gracie about police procedure and about the special relevance of Brazilian...

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#245 — Can We Talk About Scary Ideas?

Posted by on Apr 12, 2021 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Peter Singer, Francesca Minerva, Jeff McMahan about the newly launched Journal of...

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