The Michael Shermer Show

Michael Shermer

The Michael Shermer Show is a series of long-form conversations between Dr. Michael Shermer and leading scientists, philosophers, historians, scholars, writers and thinkers about the most important issues of our time.
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241. Jeff Maurer — I Might Be Wrong
241. Jeff Maurer — I Might Be Wrong240. Leonard Mlodinow — Emotional: How Feelings Shape Our Thinking239. Richard Firth-Godbehere — A Human History of Emotion: How the Way We Feel Built the World We Know238. Brian Klass — Corruptible: Who Gets Power and How it Changes Us237. David Wengrow on The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity236. Fernanda Pirie on The Rule of Laws: A 4,000-Year Quest to Order the World235. Thomas Sowell: The Life and Work of the Legendary Social Theorist (Jason Riley)234. Matt Ridley on the Search for the Origin of COVID-19
Dec 11 2021
1 hr 16 mins
233. Goodbye Pat Linse, Skeptic Co-founder and My Best Friend…232. Amishi Jha on Learning How to Pay Attention to Your Attention231. Jason Hill on What White Americans Owe Black People
Nov 30 2021
1 hr 41 mins
230. Bart Ehrman — Did the Christmas Story Really Happen? The Birth of Jesus in History & Legend229. Fritjof Capra on Patterns of Connection: Is there a Tao of physics? Is life a web? Is humanity at a turning point?228. Steven Koonin on what climate science tells us, what it doesn’t, and why it matters, based on his book Unsettled227. Richard Nisbett on Thinking & Reason226. Suzanne Nossel on defending free speech for all, based on her book Dare to Speak225. Nancy Segal — Deliberately Divided: Inside the Controversial Study of Twins and Triplets Adopted Apart224. Bobby Duffy on The Generation Myth: Why When You’re Born Matters Less Than You Think223. Paul Bloom on the pleasures of suffering and the meaning of life222. Suzanne O’Sullivan on psychosomatic disorders and other mystery illnesses