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Seize The Moment Podcast

May 15, 2022

On episode 131, we welcome Daniel Bergner to discuss his new book ‘The Mind and the Moon’; the history of psychotropic medications and their limitations; the neurological underpinnings of mental illness; psychotic disorders and the hearing voices movement; the anti-psychiatry movement and R.D. Laing’s imperative...


May 8, 2022

On episode 130, we welcome Professor Bryonn Bain to discuss his new book ‘Rebel Speak’; critical race theory and its principles; the history of racism and how it became codified into law; the critics of CRT and their desire to maintain a sense of purity about American history and our legal system; the American...


May 1, 2022

On episode 129, we welcome Dr. Sara Manning Peskin to discuss her new book ‘A Molecule Away from Madness’; the fascinating stories of the scientists who discovered the molecules that cause neurological diseases and their cures, including Alois Alzheimer (who discovered the tangles and plaques of Alzheimer’s) and...


Apr 24, 2022

On episode 128, we welcome philosopher William Irwin to discuss his new book ‘The Meaning of Metallica’, the band’s rise to fame and why so many identified with their music, ‘Master of Puppets’ and the insidious nature of addiction, the narrator’s resentment in ‘Unforgiven’ toward others and how...


Apr 10, 2022

On episode 127, we welcome philosopher Mark White to discuss the philosophy of Thor; how his hammer was used to distinguish and judge worthiness; the similarities and differences between the various schools of ethics - virtue ethics, deontology, and utilitarianism; the golden mean of virtue ethics and its allowance of...