Religion and Philosophy

Can science tell you how to "get happy?"  This hour,  the psychology and history behind the very idea of happiness. 

Some people talk to God and some think God talks to them. 

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Checking someone else’s privilege can be a form of hostility. Checking your own can be an act of humility. Does anyone actually benefit from talking about privilege? This hour, the benefits and drawbacks of talking about privilege.

A healing hand

As terrible as it sounds, most of us will go through something traumatic at some point in our lives. The experience can be deeply isolating and crushing, but it doesn't have to be. 

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Reverend Alex Gee tells Steve Paulson how rappers like Tupac Shakur function as prophets for the hip hop generation, and how he incorporates rap music into his liturgy.

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“Death is not a failure,” writes Dr. Atul Gawande. “Death may be the enemy, but it is also the natural order of things.” We live much longer than we used to, thanks to medical advances, but what are the emotional and financial costs of extending life?  Some doctors don't know how to talk...

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In 2014, Dan and Judy Pierotti invited us to be part of the end of Dan's life. From early conversations with Dan - a retired Lutheran Minister and social justice activist - about the afterlife, through his final days and funeral, the Pierotti's give us unique access to their process of living...

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We talk with experts about how to begin difficult conversations about making death a greater part of life, and how they can transform both the dying and the surviving.

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