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Sunday, March 9, 2014 12:00amThis week we're imagining the future Future Living - Mitchell Joachim; Working in the Future; Eating the Future; Sonic Sidebar: Eduardo Galeano; Dangerous Idea: Loneliness Is a Gift; On Our Minds: History's Women.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 12:00amWhere do you find crazy ideas and some of the world's smartest people? In theoretical physics - the world of parallel universes, super strings and black holes. We go on a whirlwind tour of the universe - from the multiverse to an imaginary walk on Mars. Mathematical Universe - Max Tegmark; Copernicus - Dava Sobel; Sonic Sidebar: Cosmic Wonder; Walking on Mars - Craig Childs; Watch This! "The Act of Killing" & "20 Feet from Stardom"; On Our Minds: Lorrie Moore.
Sunday, March 2, 2014 12:00amThoughts About Thinking Emotional Intelligence - Daniel Goleman; Sonic Sidebar: Daniel Kahneman, "Thinking, Fast and Slow"; America the Philosophical - Carlin Romano; The Advanced Genius Theory - Jason Hartley; Dangerous Idea: Reclaim Time ; On Our Minds: Ruth Ozeki.
Sunday, March 2, 2014 12:00amWhose America is it? The Talk - Being a black teenager in America; The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander; Sonic Sidebar: Looking for Palestine; Inocente - On being homeless and undocumented in America; BookMark: Margaret Atwood; On Our Minds: Film History.
Sunday, February 23, 2014 12:00amNot every story about Afghanistan involves guns and soldiers. We see the country through art, poetry and games - from the ancient sport of Buzkashi to Afghanistan's famous hand-woven carpets. "Buzkashi Boys" - Sam French; Afghan Carpets - Anna Badkhen; Landay Poetry - Eliza Griswold; Sonic Sidebar: Khaled Hosseini's "Mountains"; BookMark: Hanan Al-Shaykh; On Our Minds: Science Fictional Universe.