Noor Siddiqui on Embryo Screening, the Fertility Crisis, and Parenting

“Upstream” with Erik Torenberg | 15 December 2023 | 1h 07m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Noor Siddiqui, founder and CEO of Orchid, discussing Orchid’s recent breakthrough in embryo whole genome sequencing, the fertility crisis, parenting, dating, and more.

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Malcolm Collins – Why Do So Many People Not Want To Have Children?

Modern Wisdom | 12 June 2023 | 1h 36m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Malcolm Collins about the perils of collapsing global fertility. Discusses the drivers of falling fertility and the implications of using new technology for gene-editing and birthing via artificial wombs and more. Draws from his book The Pragmatist’s Guide to Crafting Religion: A playbook for sculpting cultures that overcome demographic collapse & facilitate long-term human flourishing.

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Ryan Holiday | The Stoics’ Guide to Mindful Parenting

The James Altucher Show | 2 May 2023 | 1h 14m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Ryan Holiday about his book The Daily Dad: 366 Meditations on Parenting, Love, and Raising Great Kids. Discusses Jimmy Carterm Holiday’s personal experiences as a father, and offers practical advice for navigating the joys and challenges of raising kids.

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Why the Cult of Achievement in Schools Is Making People Miserable

Plain English with Derek Thompson | 28 March 2023 | 0h 50m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Lisa Damour about the impossible pressures to succeed that we place on students trying to gain entrance to elite universities with intakes no larger than in the past – notwithstanding the huge population increase in the meantime. Draws from her book The Emotional Lives of Teenagers.

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Opting Children Out of Competition feat. Matt Feeney

unSILOed with Greg LaBlanc | 5 December 2022 | 0h 51m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Matt Feeney about his book Little Platoons: A Defense of Family in a Competitive Age. Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of putting so much emphasis on competition for children in schools and sports. Explores ways in which families have been enlisted to raise children that suit the needs of the knowledge economy and the preferences of college administrators.

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Naomi Fisher on Changing Our Minds

Ben Yeoh Chats | 31 August 2022 | 1h 22m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Naomi Fisher about her book Changing Our Minds: How Children Can Take Control of Their Own Learning. Discusses home education, unschooling, agency in learning, managing meltdowns, child-led learning, autism, schools of thought on education, technology and screen time, exams, cognitive psychology, and more.

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Melanie MacEacheron: The Evolution of Motherhood and Feminism

The Dissenter | 11 July 2022 | 0h 48m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Melanie MacEacheron about her research on motherhood and marital surname changes. Discusses the evolutionary psychology perspective on motherhood; sex differences in mateships and romantic relationships; marital surname changes and the factors and predictors associated with them; and whether feminism and evolutionary psychology need to be in conflict with one another.

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Scott Hershovitz on Nasty, Brutish, and Short

Books on Pod with Trey Elling | 19 May 2022 | 0h 59m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Scott Hershovitz about his book Nasty, Brutish, and Short: Adventures in Philosophy with My Kids. Uses the perspective of children to explore philosophy. Covers punishment, authority, sex, gender, race, and more.

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