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Ministry of Ideas

Zachary Davis

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Ministry of Ideas

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A podcast about the ideas that shape our lives.

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A podcast about the ideas that shape our world.

Latest Episodes

Progressive Souls, Part 2

Religious people have played an important role in progressive politics in the US for its entire history. Contemporary leftists should look to build bridges and include religious voices in the pursuit of a more just and sustainable society. (Part Two of Two)

24 MIN2019 APR 22
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Progressive Souls, Part 2

Progressive Souls, Part 1

Religious people have played an important role in progressive politics in the US for its entire history. Contemporary leftists should look to build bridges and include religious voices in the pursuit of a more just and sustainable society.

27 MIN2019 APR 15
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Progressive Souls, Part 1

MOI Bonus Episode #1

Exclusive EpisodeIts just so good.

17 MIN2019 MAR 21
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MOI Bonus Episode #1

The Myth of Modernity

Many think modernity is about the rise of science, the spread of democracy and capitalism, or the decline of religion or superstition. But those stories ignore the bigger picture about colonialism and race.

34 MIN2018 NOV 9
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The Myth of Modernity

Spiritual Machines

Ever since early scientists began experimenting with immortality elixirs in the middle ages, religion has been influencing transhumanism. Now, we’re beginning to see transhumanism influencing religion.

30 MIN2018 AUG 31
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Spiritual Machines

Shifting Blame

We claim to judge people for what they intentionally do, but accidents often influence our judgments. In our justice systems, people can be harshly and unfairly blamed for bad luck—but in our personal lives, taking on blame isn’t always a bad thing.

27 MIN2018 JUL 25
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Shifting Blame

Nothing Matters

Between the Buddhist doctrine of ‘emptiness,’ the Jewish idea of Ayin, and the quantum mechanical zero-point energy of a vacuum, it turns out there’s quite a lot to be said about Nothing.

27 MIN2018 JUL 10
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Nothing Matters

Tomorrow, Today

World’s fairs were created to celebrate industry, technology, imperialism, western supremacy, and progress; but they also led to unexpected critiques and movements that challenged those very purposes.

26 MIN2018 JUN 16
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Tomorrow, Today

Apocalyptic Politics

Evangelical voters made up a significant portion of Donald Trump’s base in the 2016 presidential election. Their political agenda may not be peace or prosperity, but instead bringing us closer to the end of time.

29 MIN2018 MAY 25
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Apocalyptic Politics

Consumed

Cannibalism has been used for centuries to define the lowest form of humanity, but the story isn't as straightforward as it may seem. Turns out, there may be a logic - or even a love - to eating people.

24 MIN2018 MAY 11
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Consumed

Latest Episodes

Progressive Souls, Part 2

Religious people have played an important role in progressive politics in the US for its entire history. Contemporary leftists should look to build bridges and include religious voices in the pursuit of a more just and sustainable society. (Part Two of Two)

24 MIN2019 APR 22
Comments
Progressive Souls, Part 2

Progressive Souls, Part 1

Religious people have played an important role in progressive politics in the US for its entire history. Contemporary leftists should look to build bridges and include religious voices in the pursuit of a more just and sustainable society.

27 MIN2019 APR 15
Comments
Progressive Souls, Part 1

MOI Bonus Episode #1

Exclusive EpisodeIts just so good.

17 MIN2019 MAR 21
Comments
MOI Bonus Episode #1

The Myth of Modernity

Many think modernity is about the rise of science, the spread of democracy and capitalism, or the decline of religion or superstition. But those stories ignore the bigger picture about colonialism and race.

34 MIN2018 NOV 9
Comments
The Myth of Modernity

Spiritual Machines

Ever since early scientists began experimenting with immortality elixirs in the middle ages, religion has been influencing transhumanism. Now, we’re beginning to see transhumanism influencing religion.

30 MIN2018 AUG 31
Comments
Spiritual Machines

Shifting Blame

We claim to judge people for what they intentionally do, but accidents often influence our judgments. In our justice systems, people can be harshly and unfairly blamed for bad luck—but in our personal lives, taking on blame isn’t always a bad thing.

27 MIN2018 JUL 25
Comments
Shifting Blame

Nothing Matters

Between the Buddhist doctrine of ‘emptiness,’ the Jewish idea of Ayin, and the quantum mechanical zero-point energy of a vacuum, it turns out there’s quite a lot to be said about Nothing.

27 MIN2018 JUL 10
Comments
Nothing Matters

Tomorrow, Today

World’s fairs were created to celebrate industry, technology, imperialism, western supremacy, and progress; but they also led to unexpected critiques and movements that challenged those very purposes.

26 MIN2018 JUN 16
Comments
Tomorrow, Today

Apocalyptic Politics

Evangelical voters made up a significant portion of Donald Trump’s base in the 2016 presidential election. Their political agenda may not be peace or prosperity, but instead bringing us closer to the end of time.

29 MIN2018 MAY 25
Comments
Apocalyptic Politics

Consumed

Cannibalism has been used for centuries to define the lowest form of humanity, but the story isn't as straightforward as it may seem. Turns out, there may be a logic - or even a love - to eating people.

24 MIN2018 MAY 11
Comments
Consumed
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