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7 of The Best Knowledge Podcasts

2 months ago · "What defines the best podcasts? For us, it really comes down to the intangibles. Things like capturing our imagination, not being able to turn it off, and much like a great book that you have to stop reading because the work week or class just started, we can’t wait to get back to it. Entertainment value, sure, but more than that, we can take something away from it. Some knowledge nugget that we find ourselves repeating to friends in conversation."
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Philosophize This!

By Stephen West
Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.
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Civics 101

By New Hampshire Public Radio / Panoply
Why does the U.S. have an Electoral College? How do congressional investigations work? What does the minority whip actually do? Civics 101 is the podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.
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Stuff You Should Know

By HowStuffWorks
If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.
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Revisionist History

By Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Panoply Media. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
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In Our Time: Philosophy

By BBC Radio 4
From Altruism to Wittgenstein, philosophers, theories and key themes.
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Montesquieu

4 days ago

Waking Up with Sam Harris

By Sam Harris
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing has been published in more than 20 languages. Mr. Harris and his work...
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Happiness Podcast

By Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D.
Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? We explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 4 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, but because we take specific actions in our lives to create it. Dr. ...
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