#36: Why We Don’t Care about the Environment with Siobhan Senier

#36: Why We Don’t Care about the Environment with Siobhan Senier

Here are the notes for episode #36 of Naked Humanity. Why are we so indifferent and passive when it comes to protecting the environment? Today Stefani chats with specialist in Native American literature Siobhan Senier, and they lean into Senier’s keen insights about...

#35: Why Spirituality Needs Science with Ursula Goodenough

#35: Why Spirituality Needs Science with Ursula Goodenough

Here are the notes for episode #35 of Naked Humanity. We tend to think that science robs the world of meaning. But today’s guest, world famous biologist (who’s met with the Dalai Lama) Ursula Goodenough has changed the way that we see nature forever. This is because...

#34x: The Philosophy of Power

#34x: The Philosophy of Power

Here are the notes for episode #34x of Naked Humanity. Power is the most important but least talked about part of what it means to be human. Power is everywhere and in everything in your life, from your romantic relationships to your religion and to your political...

#34: The New Spirituality of the 21st Century with Linda Woodhead

#34: The New Spirituality of the 21st Century with Linda Woodhead

Here are the notes for episode #34 of Naked Humanity. Surveys just confirmed that as of 2019 exactly the same number of Americans claim “no religion” as evangelical Christianity--a first in all of our history. Spirituality has transformed in extraordinary ways in...

#33x: The Importance of Suffering

#33x: The Importance of Suffering

Here are the notes for episode #33x of Naked Humanity. We often talk about ending suffering--but would that really be good for us? In this podcast, Stefani argues that suffering is necessary for a good, meaningful, and happy life. Be sure to check back every Monday...

#32x: The Loneliest Society

#32x: The Loneliest Society

Here are the notes for episode #32x of Naked Humanity. Stefani argues that the modern West is--in some ways--the most lonely society to ever have existed. This means contrasting it with ancestral hunter-gatherers and telling the story of how we moved from there, to...

#32: The Loneliness Epidemic with Dr Eiluned Pearce

#32: The Loneliness Epidemic with Dr Eiluned Pearce

Here are the notes for episode #32 of Naked Humanity. Loneliness: Mother Teresa once said that it was the great disease of the West. Was she right? Today experimental psychologist Dr. Eiluned Pearce discusses the one pain we all know: the pain of being lonely. Dr...

31x: Is Capitalism Racist? & Other Myths

31x: Is Capitalism Racist? & Other Myths

Here are the notes for episode #31x of Naked Humanity. Three common myths about capitalism are that it’s racist, that it’s the cause of a wide variety of problems in the world including depression, and that its libertarian proponents hate all government and hate all...