#107 — Is Life Actually Worth Living? by Waking Up with Sam Harris

https://soundcloud.com/samharrisorg/107-is-life-actually-worth

In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with David Benatar about his philosophy of “anti-natalism.” They discuss the asymmetry between the good and bad things in life, the ethics of existential risk, the moral landscape, the limits and paradoxes of introspection, the “experience machine” thought experiment, population ethics, and other topics. You can support the Waking Up podcast at SamHarris.org/support.

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Ep. 223: Cotto-Ali Postfight and Salido-Roman Preview by HBO Boxing

https://soundcloud.com/hboboxing/ep-223-cotto-ali-postfight-and-salido-roman-preview

HBO Boxing Insiders Eric Raskin and Kieran Mulvaney reflect on Sadam Ali’s upset win in Miguel Cotto’s farewell fight, discuss what the future holds for Ali, pay tribute to future Hall of Famer Cotto, and look ahead to the December 9 tripleheader in Las Vegas headlined by Orlando Salido vs. Miguel Roman.

#106 — Humanity 2.0 by Waking Up with Sam Harris

https://soundcloud.com/samharrisorg/106-humanity-2-0

In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Jennifer Doudna about the gene-editing technology CRISPR/cas9. They talk about the biology of gene editing, how specific tissues in the body can be targeted, the ethical implications of changing the human genome, the importance of curiosity-driven science, and other topics. You can support the Waking Up podcast at SamHarris.org/support.