Afterlife: Sebastian Junger’s Journey to the Edge and Back

The Next Big Idea | 23 May 2024 | 1h 03m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Sebastian Junger about his book In My Time of Dying: How I Came Face to Face with the Idea of an Afterlife. Describes the rupture of an aneurysm in his pancreatic artery that very nearly killed him, his near-death experience, and his subsequent scientific, philosophical, and profoundly personal exploration of what happens after we die.

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Sebastian Junger on Tribe

EconTalk | 31 December 2018 | 1h 16m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Interview with Sebastian Junger about his book Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging. Explores the human need to be needed and the challenges facing many individuals in modern society who struggle to connect with others. His studies of communal connection include soldiers in a small combat unit and American Indian society in the nineteenth century.

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