Joanna Macy - A Wild Love for the World A philosopher of ecology, Joanna Macy’s path wound from the CIA to Tibetan Buddhism, to translating the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke. Now in her 80s, Joanna Macy says we are at a pivotal moment in history — with possibilities of unraveling, or of creating, a life-sustaining human society.
Gordon Hempton - The Last Quiet Places Hempton is founder of The One Square Inch of Silence Foundation who believes that silence is an endangered species and quiet is "the think tank of the soul."
The Dignity of Difference Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is the former Chief Rabbi of Great Britain and one of the world’s deep thinkers on religion in our age.
23 weeks 6 days Very moving story of the story of a coupleKelley whose daughter was born at 23 weeks and 6 days and the emotional and moral questions they faced.
Lost and Found "In this episode, we steer our way through a series of stories about getting lost, and ask how our brains, and our hearts, help us find our way back home."
Memory and Forgetting This hour of Radiolab, which includes Oliver Sacks, looks behind the curtain of how memories are made...and forgotten.
Fu-go During World War II, something happened that nobody ever talks about. This is a tale of mysterious balloons, cowboy sheriffs, and young children caught up in the winds of war.
Emergence In this classic hour, we take a look at the bottom-up logic of cities, Google, and even our very own brains... with fire-flyologists, ant experts, neurologists, a mathematician, and an economist.
Where Am I How does your brain keep track of your body? We examine the bond between brain and body, and look at what happens when it breaks.
War of the Worlds Fascinating story of Orson Welles broadcast and its surprising aftermath.