Anthony Magnabosco is Challenging Your Beliefs with Street Epistemology | #09



How closely have you examined your deeply held beliefs? How confident are you that your beliefs are true? What are the reasons you have that give you your level of confidence in your belief? In this episode we take a critical look at beliefs. Beliefs of all kinds. Belief in God, karma, the law of … Continue reading Anthony Magnabosco is Challenging Your Beliefs with Street Epistemology | #09


Psychiatrist Dr. Simon Ruffell on the Science and Philosophy of Ayahuasca | #08



Psychedelic retreat centers have become big business, providing a way for curious minds to engage in psychedelic treatments in areas where they are legal. One perfect example are retreat centers located throughout South America where participants gather to drink the strange cocktail of tryptamines and harmalines in a brew called “ayahuasca”. But are these treatments … Continue reading Psychiatrist Dr. Simon Ruffell on the Science and Philosophy of Ayahuasca | #08


Peter Kleinhenz, MS of Wild Wander on Inspiring Hope for Wildlife Conservation with Technology | #07



In this episode we join my good friend and fellow science communicator – Peter Kleinhenz, MS. Peter is the co-producer and host of a wildlife web series called Wild Wander (look it up on YouTube!). Peter loves nature more than perhaps anyone else that I know, and he has dedicated his life to finding ways … Continue reading Peter Kleinhenz, MS of Wild Wander on Inspiring Hope for Wildlife Conservation with Technology | #07


Mark Shepard Uses Restoration Agriculture to Radically Transform Farms for Permaculture | #06



Today we join farmer and permaculturist Mark Shepard to discuss practical solutions to surviving and thriving on planet Earth. Mark is the CEO of Forest Agriculture Enterprises LLC, founder of Restoration Agriculture Development LLC and award-winning author of the book, Restoration Agriculture: Real-World Permaculture for Farmers. Mark has also been a farmer member of the … Continue reading Mark Shepard Uses Restoration Agriculture to Radically Transform Farms for Permaculture | #06


Comedian Rodney Norman Unveils the Secrets to the Mysteries of the Universe! | Ep. #05



In this episode of Isn’t Life Curious? we join comedian Rodney Norman to talk about the meaning of life and what exactly he finds so funny about it all. Throughout the conversation we are joined by some of Rodney’s friends including Leonard, the World’s Worst Motivational Speaker, to unpack some of their most profound insights … Continue reading Comedian Rodney Norman Unveils the Secrets to the Mysteries of the Universe! | Ep. #05


Psilera Bioscience is Revolutionizing Mental Healthcare with Psychedelics | Ep. #04



In this episode of Isn’t Life Curious? we continue our exploration of psychedelics that we began with Rick Doblin PhD. This time we sit down with two natural products researchers, Chris Witowski PhD and Jacqueline Salm PhD, of Psilera Bioscience, who hope to revolutionize mental health treatment with nature’s mind manifesting molecules – psychedelics. In … Continue reading Psilera Bioscience is Revolutionizing Mental Healthcare with Psychedelics | Ep. #04


Philosopher Neil Manson PhD Wonders If Life Is All That Special | #03



Is life special? Or is it just a happy accident that we are here? Neil Manson, PhD is a philosopher and professor of philosophy at the University of Mississippi where he specializes in tackling these very questions. An expert on philosophy of science and philosophy of religion, Dr. Manson and I dive down a metaphysical … Continue reading Philosopher Neil Manson PhD Wonders If Life Is All That Special | #03


Rick Doblin PhD is Serious About Psychedelics | #02



In this episode we are joined by Rick Doblin, PhD – the founder of MAPS, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. We discuss Rick’s past and the series of events that opened his mind to the potential of psychedelics, why he is so passionate about ensuring that psychedelics are well-studied and available for therapeutic and … Continue reading Rick Doblin PhD is Serious About Psychedelics | #02


Steven Novella MD Provides a Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe | #01



In our first episode to kick off the show, we are joined by Dr. Steven Novella, most famously known as the producer and host of The Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe Podcast and author of The Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe book. Dr. Novella is a neurologist and professor at Yale School of Medicine and … Continue reading Steven Novella MD Provides a Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe | #01