Critical psychiatrist Joanna Moncrieff joins us to discuss why why much of the “science” supporting psychiatric medication is based more on ideology than evidence.
12 mins of bonus content from episode #062 available exclusively to our Patreon supporters! Critical psychiatrist Joanna Moncrieff answers a round of Quick Fire Questions.
Comedian and psychologist Dr. Brian King joins us to discuss the evolutionary origins of humor, whether being funny is a natural ability or a skill that anyone can learn, the mental and physical benefits of laughter, and why humor can be the perfect antidote to some of life’s darkest moments.
Johann Hari is a two-time New York Times best-selling author, award winning journalist, and one of the most viewed TED speakers of all time. In today’s episode we discuss some of the topics raised in his most recent best-selling book, “Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression and the Unexpected Solutions”.
Philosopher Greg Sadler is the founder of ReasonIO and editor of Stoicism Today. In today’s episode we explore the various causes, manifestations and consequences of anger, and some tips and advice from the Stoics on how to avoid hitting the roof when you’re absolutely steaming.
Tom O’Carroll is a self-confessed pedophile, pro-pedophile advocate, and writer. In today’s episode we delve in to Tom’s early life, the experience of first realizing his sexual attraction to children, his failed attempts to lead a normal life, and his pro-pedophile advocacy efforts.
Roland Griffiths, Ph.D.of Johns Hopkins University joins me to discuss the psychological and therapeutic effects of the hallucinogen psilocybin, a naturally occurring psychedelic compound produced in psilocybin mushrooms, known colloquially as magic mushrooms.