Great Minds with Michael Medved
By Discovery Institute
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News comes and news goes, but there are some questions that never go away. On Great Minds with Michael Medved, Discovery Institute brings conversations about perennial, ultimate issues that go to the core of our shared values. Each show features a particularly deep and original thinker, a great mind to help us explore great ideas.
||CleanThe Intelligent Design of American History | Michael Medved with Stephen Meyer||ID is a scientific theory competing with neo-Darwinian evolution, but it’s more than that: a paradigm for understanding human history, especially the history of the United States. In a new podcast episode of Great Minds with Michael Medved, Michael sw||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Return of the God Hypothesis | Stephen C. Meyer||Biology reveals evidence of design, Dr. Meyer explains in this conversation with Michael, but it can’t take us very far in identifying the source of that design. Proponents of intelligent design have been clear about that. For an idea about who or wh||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHitler’s Religion | Richard Weikart||Adolf Hitler is long dead. Nevertheless, his name is still uttered every day as a rhetorical smear. By drawing some parallel to Hitler and the Holocaust, however dubious, many charge others with guilt by association. This unfortunate cultural twitch ha||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHuman Computers and Robot Sex | Jay Richards||There are some definite “Stop the world, I want to get off” moments in the new Great Minds with Michael Medved podcast from Discovery Institute. Michael talks with economist Jay Richards about the future of “smart machines,” including sex robots||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReligious Robots and Free Americans | David Gelernter||Of his many specialties, in this episode Michael inquires into David Gelernters professional preoccupation: artificial intelligence. Gelernter recalls the pioneering role of his father, warns of the perils of letting children be captive to flickering sc||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Birth of Braveheart | Randall Wallace||Michael Medved and long-time friend Randall Wallace discuss the fortunes of the once robust business of movie entertainment and the current exodus toward television. The ensuing conversation revisits the birth of the idea of Braveheart in a Scottish chu||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Origin of Animal Life | Stephen Meyer||No question is greater or more ultimate than that of our origins as living creatures. Darwinian theory tells the story of our origins one way. Biblical creationists, of course, tell it another way. Does that exhaust the possibilities? Our guest today, S||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou Need to Know Who You Are to Begin With | David Gelernter||In this wide ranging conversation, Michael Medved and David Gelernter touch on scientism, consciousness, and education. Gelernter observes how at times, scientists let their vaunted position get to their head, bullying other disciplines while failing to||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConsensual Science | Jay Richards||We know that, despite the cliché, great minds do not all think alike. That’s why on Great Minds with Michael Medved, we bring to you a diverse list of guests, who don’t think alike, and who don’t necessarily think the way the majority or the “c||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Story of a Storyteller | Randall Wallace||Mr. Randall Wallace is a committed storyteller and artist, and, something rarer in Hollywood, a committed Christian. Michael talks with Randall about Hollywood and faith: Must they be in a perpetual collision, or can there be productive collaboration?||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Death of Humanity | Richard Weikart||The title of our program is Great Minds with Michael Medved, and it really does take a great mind to survey the sweep of Western intellectual history and pick out in all of that a disturbing trend. That’s what historian of modern European history Rich||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlanet Privilege | Jay Richards||Michael talks with Dr. Richards about the book he co-authored with astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez, Privileged Planet. Nothing in this physical reality of ours is greater than the universe itself. What is man’s place in it? And in the hopes of answerin||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Is Life? | Stephen Meyer||Even if you don’t know how to define life, you know it when you see it. But how? Of course there is a rigorous scientific definition, specifying the characteristics that distinguish living from nonliving matter. And these lead to conundrums for any ma||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDarwin to Hitler | Richard Weikart||One question that tragically never goes away is that of evil and its roots. Adolf Hitler was not a lunatic, nor did he emerge onto the stage of history from nowhere. He had a background, an intellectual milieu, that historian Richard Weikart explores in||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGod of Hollywood | Randall Wallace||Why is Hollywood so hostile to faith? What is it like to be a person of faith working within the industry? And, what is the real god of Hollywood?||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing Great Minds with Michael Medved||Passions are roused by the daily news cycle – whether the subject is politics, culture, you name it. Some news is important, some trivial. Stay tuned for conversations of importance that will not go away.||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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