Aug 8, 2021
In this episode of the podcast, Sam takes your questions. He begins by addressing the blowback that followed his previous podcast on “vaccine hesitancy” with Eric Topol. And then he answers the following questions:
How can I inoculate my biracial children against identity politics?
In what way is journalism broken, and how can we fix it?
Have you read the research suggesting that the effects of microdosing psychedelics are indistinguishable from taking placebos?
Can you comment on the degree to which Leftist political ideas have captured the Buddhist community?
What should Democrats do to prevent a resurgence of Trumpism?
What are the ingredients for a good life?
Is it ever ethical for governments to lie to their citizens?
If the present moment is all that matters, how can we plan for the future?
Learning how to train your mind is the single greatest investment you can make in life. That’s why Sam Harris created the Waking Up app. From rational mindfulness practice to lessons on some of life’s most important topics, join Sam as he demystifies the practice of meditation and explores the theory behind it.