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Lecture 28 BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH

This lecture looks at arguments against euthanasia but also makes a case for it, in light of various insights taken from human psychology and biology.

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Lecture 27 THE BRIGHT SIDE

This lecture pits against each other two opposite philosophical stances toward life: acceptance and rejection. In the final analysis, acceptance stands as the healthier and wiser of the two. 

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Lecture 26 THE COSMIC STRIPTEASE

This lecture argues against all forms of reductionism in favor of emergentism, where the creative potential of the universe manifests itself incrementally, in stages, with each stage creating the opportunity for the emergence of the next stage, which displays new properties that are contingent on those of the previous stage but are not reducible to them.

Episode · 3 weeks ago

Lecture 25 THE PUZZLE OF LIFE

This lecture proceeds to deconstruct the reality of life with the purpose of reconstructing it mindfully and meaningfully.