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  1. Why we might be alone in the Universe

    There are trillions upon trillions of stars and worlds in our Universe. Faced with such large numbers, it’s tempting to conclude that there must surely be other life out there, somewhere. But is this right? Could the probability of life beginning be a number so small that we are alone? A video essay by Professor David Kipping.

    Further reading and resources: ► Chen, Jingjing & Kipping, David (2018), "On the Rate of Abiogenesis from a Bayesian Informatics Perspective", Astrobiology, 18, 12: https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2018.1836 ► Hanson, Robin (1998), "Must Early Life Be Easy? The Rhythm of Major Evolutionary Transitions": http://mason.gmu.edu/~rhanson/hardstep.pdf ► Benzene in space materials and story: http://sci.esa.int/hubble/24530-stellar-cocoon-crl-618/ ► Columbia University Department of Astronomy: http://www.astro.columbia.edu ► Cool Worlds Lab website: http://coolworlds.astro.columbia.edu

    Music is largely by Chris Zabriskie (http://chriszabriskie.com/) and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), in order of appearance; ► The Sun is Scheduled to Come Out Tomorrow (https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie/the-sun-is-scheduled-to-come) ► Music fr…

    Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqEmYU8Y_rI&fbclid=IwAR080PLtRfcOLhC0q24061oRT2QzgFsbzzTbggRel3ZTfcJzKAwu0jRc0FU
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  2. Dr. Mercola Interviews Dr. Compernolle (Full Version)

    http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2016/01/10/brain-chains-multitasking.aspx?x_cid=youtube Natural health expert and Mercola.com founder Dr. Joseph Mercola interviews Dr. Theo Compernolle, a Belgian physician and author of Brain Chains.

    Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0mX74QGb8s
    Downloaded by http://huffduff-video.snarfed.org/ on Wed, 15 May 2019 19:26:21 GMT Available for 30 days after download

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  3. 5 Nuggets of Productivity Wisdom from David Allen | A Life of Productivity

    In this week’s episode of Becoming Better, I sit down the author of Getting Things Done, David Allen.


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  4. Frank Dikotter on Mao’s Great Famine - Econlib

    Historian Frank Dikötter of the University of Hong Kong and author of Mao’s Great Famine talks about the book with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Dikötter chronicles the strategies Mao and the Chinese leadership implemented to increase grain and steel production in the late 1950s leading to a collapse in agricultural output and the deaths of …


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  5. Making Sense with Sam Harris #107 - Is Life Actually Worth Living? (with David Benatar)

    In this episode, Sam Harris speaks with David Benatar about his philosophy of “anti-natalism.” They discuss the asymmetry between the good and bad things in life, the ethics of existential risk, the moral landscape, the limits and paradoxes of introspection, the “experience machine” thought experiment, population ethics, and other topics.

    David Benatar is Professor of Philosophy at University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is the author of Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming Into Existence and The Human Predicament: A Candid Guide to Life’s Biggest Questions.

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    Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYOQ5XMsbIk&t=685s
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  6. Interview with Chris Hayes

    Interview with Chris Hayes

    Original video: https://soundcloud.com/salondotcom/interview-with-chris-hayes
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  7. Children and Rights | Mises Institute

    The right of self-ownership by each man has been established for adults, writes Murray Rothbard, for natural self-owners who must use their minds to select and pursue their ends. On the other hand, it is clear that a newborn babe is in no natural sense an existing self-owner, but rather a potential self-owner. But this poses a difficult problem: for when, or in what way, does


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  8. The philosophy of parenting—part 4 - The Philosopher’s Zone - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    An authentic life will risk heartbreak for the highs—sounds like parenting. Matt Beard presents his final foray into the bewildering modern world of children, parents and families.   



    Tagged with happiness

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  9. The philosophy of parenting—part 3 - The Philosopher’s Zone - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    Every parent knows the guilt that comes from being a ‘bad parent’—after you’ve lost your temper, given in to a tantrum and spoiled your precious little angel! It might affect how the child grows up, but how to work that out?


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  10. The philosophy of parenting—part 2 - The Philosopher’s Zone - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    Brothers, sisters, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, those weird second cousins you never talk to… how might we define family—and why it matters.


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