Shows tagged with : Popular Culture

  • July 15 : The Movie Show
    Along with the blockbusters, summer is a great time to catch up on some of the deeper movies you may have missed over the past year. Whether you...
  • July 31 : Philosophy and Everyday Life
    Philosophy isn't just about cosmic issues.  Every day is full of events that raise philosophical questions: why do we eat the things we eat,...
  • May 16 : Philosophy Talk "Live" Highlights
    It's a Philosophy Talk highlight reel for the membership drive! In this special episode, John and Ken relive some favorite moments from Philosophy...
  • June 21 : Philosophy Through Humor
    Why did Nietzsche cross the road? To get beyond good and evil! How is a good joke like a good philosophical argument? Are philosophical tenets at the...
  • July 22 : Philosophy Through Humor
    Why did Nietzsche cross the road? To get beyond good and evil! How is a good joke like a good philosophical argument? Are philosophical tenets at the...

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  • March 8 : Diseases of the Mind: Philosophy of Psychiatry
    The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual is the primary reference catalog for mental health illnesses. But whereas a medical textbook will show you the...
  • March 15 : Forbidden Words
    Some words, like n****r, ch*nk, and c*nt, are so forbidden that we won't even spell them out here. Decent people simply don't use these words to...
  • March 22 : Democracy in Crisis
    Democratic systems of government are supposed to reflect the interests of ordinary citizens, and not some shadowy political elite. But more and more...
  • March 29 : Morality in a Godless World
    Belief in God is thought by many to be the only possible source of morality, such that without a God, “everything is permitted.” Yet godlessness is...
  • April 5 : The Nature of Wilderness
    Nowadays we think of wilderness as a fully natural environment that contrasts sharply with the designed and constructed environments in which we...
  • April 12 : The Art of Non-Violence
    We all hope for peace. Yet in the face of violence, it often seems the only recourse is more violence. Advocates of non-violence claim it’s not...
  • April 19 : Economics - Science or Cult?
    With the recent global economic crisis, many people wonder if our economic policies are built on sound principles or on dubious, unscientific claims...
  • April 26 : When Democracies Torture
    Torture is prohibited under international law and is widely considered a human rights violation. But despite the fact that 157 countries ratified the...
  • May 3 : Reincarnation - Past Lives, Future Selves
    According to Buddhist tradition, all people must suffer illness, aging, and death. However, the universe is seen as a vast living entity, in which...
  • May 10 : Unconditional Love
    According to Corinthians 13, “Love is patient, love is kind and envies no one.” But is love always unconditional? Should it be? If unconditional love...

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