Episode Archive

51 episodes of Wiser Than Yesterday since the first episode, which aired on March 5th, 2020.

  • 3. Why Buddhism is True - Robert Wright

    March 31st, 2020  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 12 secs
    buddhism, evolution, meditation, psychology, vipassana

    The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

  • 2. The Elephant in the Brain - Kevin Simler & Robin Hanson

    March 17th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 59 secs
    lying, psychology, social engineering

    A summary of the key ways human beings lie to themselves and others without even realising. There are so many hidden ways we conceal the truth to protect and advance ourselves. But sometimes to our detriment.
    We work out the useful take-home point and consider the knowledge that is perhaps dangerous.

  • 1. Introduction - The Big Plan

    March 5th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  18 mins 53 secs
    introduction

    A short episode about the podcast and the show hosts if you want to know more about the show