The Failures of the NY Times with Ashley Rindsberg

Conversations with Coleman | 18 March 2022 | 1h 04m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Ashley Rindsberg about his book The Gray Lady Winked: How the New York Times’s Misreporting, Distortions and Fabrications Radically Alter History. Discusses the little-known history of major errors made by the New York Times, the concept of authority, what makes the Times different from other papers, the idea of objective truth, the many problems with the 1619 project, and how to determine what’s true in the world.

Of Boys And Men with Richard Reeves

Conversations with Coleman | 23 September 2022 | 1h 13m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Richard Reeves about his book Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do about It. Discusses the problems facing men in Western society, whether there’s any need to address male-specific problems, whether gender differences come from nature or nurture, the so-called feminization of society, the advantage that girls have in education, age segregation in K-12 schooling, gender disparity and ADHD diagnoses, how the labour market has become less male-friendly, the suicide gap between men and women, the intersection of race and maleness, the unique struggles of black boys, and more.

Human Mind: Into The Unknown with Richard Dawkins

Conversations with Coleman | 30 April 2022 | 0h 51m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Richard Dawkins discussing technological progress, whether race is a social construct or biological reality, the mystery of consciousness, the concept of a meme, religion and its relationship to a happy life, whether wokeness plays the role of a religion in people’s lives, and advice for up and coming scientists.