Month: March 2017

Why Do We Lie to Ourselves?

Circle of Insight March 6, 2017 69 No Comments

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Join Carlos as he explores Why do we lie to ourselves with Dr. Trivers. Whether it’s in a cockpit at takeoff or the planning of an offensive war, a romantic relationship or a dispute at the office, there are many opportunities to lie and self-deceive—but deceit and self-deception carry the costs of being alienated

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Character Actors in Forgotten Hollywood

Circle of Insight March 6, 2017 52 No Comments

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Join Dr. Carlos as he explores more character actors/method actors in forgotten Hollywood. Talking about Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, David Niven and more. “I decided to write a book that ties Hollywood’s past reverence of American history to how the U.S. actually evolved, linking events that occurred during

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Is Oxytocin the Moral Molecule?

Circle of Insight March 6, 2017 65 No Comments

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What is the moral molecule? Oxytocin is a hormone that signals familiarity, In evolution it is how animals identify others of the same species, Nicknamed the “cuddle hormone”, it increase the sense of empathy and reinforces good social behavior. Join Carlos as he explores the moral molecule with Dr. Paul Zak on exp

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The Psychology of a Singer

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Join Dr. Carlos explores the psychology of a singing. Rebecca Jade is a vocalist and has been involved with music her whole life. Growing up in a musical home and having generations of musicians in her family, she has been exposed to a vast assortment of artists, genres and styles. Her own mother was aRead More

How Did Science Influence Morality? With Michael Shermer

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Join Dr. Carlos as he explores how science and reason influences morality. Dr. Michael Shermer is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, a regular contributor to Time.com, and Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. His new book is The Moral Arc: How Science and Reas

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A Psychological Look at Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour

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Join Dr. Carlos as he explores the psychology of ice cream at Farrell’s ice cream parlor with CEO Michael Fleming. Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour was started in Portland, Oregon, by Bob Farrell and Ken McCarthy in 1963. Farrell’s became known for their offer of a free ice cream sundae to children on thei

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A Different Look at the Buddha

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Join Carlos as he explores a different look at Buddha. What motivated you to write Buddha from Babylon? How did the Persian emperor die? How was Buddha involved in the death of the emperor? What is the Babylon Magi? What does Buddhism say about the tough theological questions? Harvey Kraft is an American author and Read More

Former Drug Dealer Turned Preacher

Circle of Insight March 6, 2017 68 No Comments

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Join us as we explore drug dealer turned preacher with Pastor Turnipseed. Once a notorious gangster, drug dealer and pimp, John Turnipseed knows what it’s like to feel trapped in sin. Now a licensed minister, Turnipseed wants those struggling to make a change and to know God hears their prayers. To learn more ord

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Finding God in Hell

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Join Dr. Carlos as he explores an amazing conversion with Pastor Turnipseed. Torn from an idyllic life with a loving, extended family in 1960s Alabama, young Johnny Turnipseed found himself in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a father he no longer recognized and empty cupboards. A.C. Turnipseed s alcoholism and womanizing s

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Common Medical Myths

Circle of Insight March 6, 2017 134 No Comments

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Dr. Carlos discusses with Dr. Novella commonly misunderstood medical myths True or false: Eight glasses of water a day are mandatory for staying hydrated. Vitamin C protects you from catching a cold. Natural foods are always better for you. What do these nuggets of so-called medical wisdom have in common? They’re

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