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Rationally Speaking Podcast

Rationally Speaking Podcast

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Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both ...Read More
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December 23, 2021

Is cash the best way to help the poor? (Michael Faye)

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December 10, 2021

Humanity on the precipice (Toby Ord)

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November 30, 2021

Dangerous biological research - is it worth it? (Kevin Esvelt)

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November 5, 2021

Why we're polarized (Ezra Klein)

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1 hr 19 mins
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October 15, 2021

The genetic lottery (Kathryn Paige Harden)

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September 14, 2021

How to reason about COVID, and other hard things (Kelsey Piper)

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August 19, 2021

"Price gouging" in emergencies

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June 10, 2021

How to be a data detective (Tim Harford)

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April 9, 2021

Are Uber and Lyft drivers being exploited?

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March 19, 2021

Unfair laws / Why judges should be originalists (William Baude)

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March 4, 2021

Intellectual honesty, cryptocurrency, & more (Vitalik Buterin)

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February 18, 2021

Understanding moral disagreements (Jonathan Haidt)

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February 3, 2021

The case for one billion Americans, & more (Matt Yglesias)

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January 20, 2021

What’s wrong with tech companies banning people? (Julian Sanchez)

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January 5, 2021

The case for racial colorblindness (Coleman Hughes)

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December 22, 2020

Are Democrats being irrational? (David Shor)

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December 8, 2020

The moral limits of markets / The problem with meritocracy (Michael Sandel)

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November 24, 2020

Deaths of despair / Effective altruism (Angus Deaton)

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November 9, 2020

Are Boomers to blame for Millennials' struggles?

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November 30, 2019

Rationally Speaking #244 - Stephanie Lepp and Buster Benson on "Seeing other perspectives, with compassion"

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November 12, 2019

Rationally Speaking #243 - Bryan Caplan on "The Case for Open Borders"

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October 29, 2019

Keith Frankish on "Why consciousness is an illusion"

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October 15, 2019

Rationally Speaking #241 - Thibault Le Texier on "Debunking the Stanford Prison Experiment"

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September 17, 2019

Rationally Speaking #240 - David Manheim on "Goodhart's Law and why metrics fail"

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September 3, 2019

Rationally Speaking #239 - Saloni Dattani on "The debate over whether male and female brains are different"

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