Sep 11, 2019 • 1HR 2M

Death and the Self (Robert Wright & Nina Strohminger)

 
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Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
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Nina's research on how we understand the self ... The traits that make your self yourself ... Buddhism and the continuity of self through time ... The link between egocentrism and an equanimous attitude toward death ... Bob: Not-self is hard to experience and very hard to understand ... Asian Buddhists vs. "white boy Buddhists" ... Does a happy life require virtuous behavior? ...