The Meaning of...
By Tim Dean and Monty Badami
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The Meaning of Life explores how we find meaning in the modern world, hosted by anthropologist Dr Monty Badami and philosopher Dr Tim Dean.
||CleanPlay||Play isn't just wasting time. It helps us explore ourselves and our world.||8 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience fiction||How can science fiction, space opera and even fantasy help us explore meaning?||19 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeath||It awaits us all, but is it a bad thing? How should we think, and talk, about death?||6 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHuman Nature||Does nature or nurture guide our actions? Is there even such a thing as human nature?||28 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGender||Are sex and gender the same thing? Is gender grounded in biology or all in the mind?||20 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanViolence||Are we an inherently violent species? Are men more naturally violent than women?||13 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSex||Let's talk about sex, why we do it, how it evolved and how it affects us today.||6 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFreedom of Speech||Can words harm? Are there limits to free speech? What can't we talk about?||29 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#metoo||What does the #metoo movement mean for women and for men?||22 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Meaning of... God||Belief in the divine is pervasive throughout virtually human cultures. But why?||12 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Meaning of... Cultural Appropriation||When it is OK to appropriate aspects of another culture?||5 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Meaning of... Race||Race is a problematic concept, but it has very real effects.||29 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Meaning of... Love||Love is all you need. Or is it?||22 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Meaning of... Time||Why does it feel like there's never enough time in the day?||15 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Meaning of... Music||Where does music come from, and what is its purpose?||8 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Meaning of... Trump||How could Donald Trump be elected, and what does it mean for those who question his values?||1 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Meaning of... Identity||What makes you you?||24 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Meaning of... Art||Special live recording at Sydney Contemporary art expo on the meaning of art.||17 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Meaning of... Life||Is there any meaning to be found at all in a cold meaningless universe?||7 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat is The Meaning of...?||Welcome to The Meaning of...||7 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Intelligent without the pretension
So great to get deep into the issues that matter in such a breezy whip-smart way. Love this podcast!