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Devil’s Advocate

16 episodes
Our experts make the best argument against themselves, and then explain why that stance is less convincing than their own.
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A man in a tie is holding a tissue to his face.
How do you rationalize your unethical behaviors?
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two hands reaching for each other on a black background.
I study longevity. Here’s the code science needs to crack.
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a painting of two swans swimming in a lake.
Monogamy: How Christian sexual ethics took over the world
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a pink brain with the words extend your mind.
The critical productivity skill nobody teaches you
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Is science about to end?
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How to use note-taking for crystal clear focus
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The surprising reason secrets destroy us
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Debate world champion: Why agreement is overrated
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Why psychedelics are “freakishly safe”
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How to make space for “longpath” thinking
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Debunking one of the Metaverse’s biggest myths
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3 free will arguments, explained by physicist Sean Carroll
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The case for and against cryptocurrency
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Are near-death experiences just dreams or hallucinations?
Happiness study
The 2 biggest misconceptions about happiness
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Fascist politics
Devil’s Advocate: Why worry about fascism?
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