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Spellbound

Summary: Two guys with too many big questions! From the origins of written language to quantum mechanics, we’re out to make sense of it all. Spellbound is a weekly podcast hosted by Julian Smith (Director/Comedian) & Andrew Rader (MIT PhD, Canada’s Greatest Know-It-All).

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Podcasts:

 #026 Why The Universe is Probably a Simulation w/ Andrew Rader | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2731

Andrew Rader breaks down the logic behind the concept of reality as a simulation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #025 Mental Health & Suicide w/ Ray Doktor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2694

Dr. Ray on the importance of — and the road map to — mental health. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #024 Why Nations Fail w/ Daron Acemoglu | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2805

MIT Professor/NY Time Best Selling Author Daron Acemoglu on inclusive and extractive institutions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #023 Should We Care About Our Personal Data? w/ Ramona Pringle & Andrew Rader | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2789

Ramona Pringle, journalist and professor of interactive media for Ryerson University talks about your personal data, who has it, and how they want to use it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #022 Meditation: 10% Happier w/ Dan Harris | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2496

Award winning ABC journalist and author of NY Times Bestseller, 10% Happier on the science behind meditation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #021 Diversity & Uniformity w/ Claire Lehmann | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2813

Quillette Founder/Editor-in-Chief Claire Lehmann on sexism, racism + other matters of cultural diversity and uniformity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #020 Brave New World w/ Andrew Rader | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3554

Part III in our civilization series. Discussing Aldous Huxley's 1933 novel which depicts an advanced technological society dependent on social conditioning and hierarchy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #019 The Way We Speak Shapes Everything w/ Lera Boroditsky | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3615

Cognitive Scientist Lera Boroditsky breaks down the logic behind various world languages and demonstrates its influence on their speakers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #018 Robots: Friend, Foe, or Tool? w/ Jonathan Hurst | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2604

Agility Robotics CTO Jonathan Hurst on building humanoid robots and how we'll interact with them in the future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #017 DEBATE: Is Technology a Positive Force? w/ John Zerzan & Andrew Rader | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4886

Green Anarchist John Zerzan & Aerospace Engineer Andrew Rader debate the ultimate implications of civilization and technology. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #016 Civilization & Anarchy w/ John Zerzan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5659

John Zerzan on the origins of Civilization and what we can learn from life before it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #015 Male & Female Polarity w/ Dr. Ray | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5393

JS and Dr. Ray discuss the psychological and biological differences between men and women and how we can harmonize our energy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #014 100 Years of Devolving Masculinity w/ Dr. Ray | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2937

Psychologist Dr. Ray on the decline of masculinity in men over the last century. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #013 Who Wrote The Bible pt. III Morality & Miracles w/ Ron Hendel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2998

Exploring miracles and morality according to the Old Testament, through the lens of cultural memory, with world-renowned Bible scholar Ron Hendel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #012 Food, Shelter & Sex in Space (w/ Andrew Rader) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2669

Aerospace Engineer / Author Andrew Rader on the challenges that face us in colonizing Mars and other worlds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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