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Podcast Profile: Dilemma Podcast

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69 episodes
2019 to 2024
Median: 74 minutes
Collection: Philosophy


Description (podcaster-provided):

Solving the problems of what to do next with some of today's top thinkers and writers.
Hosted by Jay Shapiro.


Themes and summary (AI-generated based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions):

➤ Ethical dilemmas • conflict resolution • political discourse • philosophical debates • historical context • social psychology • international relations • cognitive bias • legal considerations • identity issues

The "Dilemma Podcast," hosted by Jay Shapiro, is a thought-provoking series dedicated to solving contemporary problems by engaging in deep discussions with leading thinkers and writers. The podcast focuses on tackling ethical, philosophical, and sociopolitical dilemmas, often inviting experts from various fields to offer unique insights and perspectives.

A recurring theme in this podcast is the exploration of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with several episodes delving into the intricacies of Zionism, the historical and ongoing tensions in the Middle East, and the paths toward peace and understanding. Guests like historians, activists, and journalists provide in-depth analyses and personal stories, shedding light on the complexities of this long-standing issue.

Another significant aspect of the podcast is its examination of broader philosophical questions and existential issues. Discussions range from the nature of dehumanization and moral psychology to the fundamental questions of existence and consciousness. Topics such as the meaning of truth, the morality of abortion, and the philosophical underpinnings of libertarianism are also featured, often with the aim of challenging common assumptions and prompting deeper reflection.

The podcast frequently addresses current political and social issues, including the impact of conspiracy theories, the ethics of free speech, and the societal consequences of technological advancements like quantum computing and self-driving cars. It also touches on more personal and emotional topics, such as coping with crises, rebuilding strained relationships, and the psychological effects of modern disquiet and restlessness.

Overall, "Dilemma Podcast" presents a wide array of intellectually rigorous content that seeks to unpack and understand the dilemmas faced by individuals and societies in today's world. Whether dealing with historical events or contemporary issues, the podcast provides a platform for nuanced discussion and aims to foster a deeper understanding of complex matters.


Episodes:
Episode Image Do you condemn Hamas? (a serious answer)
2024-May-28
32 minutes
Episode Image The Palestine Collection - The Collapse of Zionism and Forgiveness
2024-Apr-08
104 minutes
Episode Image The Palestine Collection - Zionism and a Speech For the Future
2024-Feb-27
51 minutes
Episode Image The Palestine Collection - Zionist to Palestinian Activist - Miko Peled
2024-Feb-26
64 minutes
Episode Image The Palestine Collection - Resistance or Terror? - Richard English
2024-Feb-24
86 minutes
Episode Image The Palestine Collection - '48 Never Ended - Gideon Levy
2024-Feb-23
61 minutes
Episode Image The Palestine Collection - The Problem of History
2024-Feb-22
50 minutes
Episode Image S03E11: Monsters and Distance - David Livingstone Smith
2023-Nov-14
79 minutes
Episode Image S03E10: Antisemitism and the Future of Analysis
2023-Oct-25
43 minutes
Episode Image S03E09: Israel and Palestine - Malevolent Machinery
2023-Oct-20
27 minutes
Episode Image S03E07: Thinking of it That Way - Monica Guzman
2023-Aug-01
110 minutes
Episode Image S03E08: Objects Without Us - Ian Bogost
2022-Mar-07
111 minutes
Episode Image S03E06: Aspirational Nations - Tero Lundstedt
2022-Feb-21
91 minutes
Episode Image S03E05: What Kind of Truth? - Spencer Greenberg
2022-Jan-17
93 minutes
Episode Image S03E04: The Limits of Libertarianism - Nick Gillespie
2022-Jan-10
136 minutes
Episode Image S03E03: Competing Against Everything - Alfie Kohn
2022-Jan-03
45 minutes
Episode Image S03E02: The Abortion Question - Bethel McGrew
2021-Nov-01
117 minutes
Episode Image S03E01: Our Modern Disquiet - Benjamin Storey
2021-Oct-25
90 minutes
Episode Image S02E22: High School Philosophy - Lawrenceville Ethics Bowl Team
2021-Mar-15
63 minutes
Episode Image S02E21: Are we in a simulation? Does it matter? - Rizwan Virk
2021-Mar-03
77 minutes
Episode Image S02E20: Conspiracies Everywhere - Hugo Drochen and Annemarie S Walter
2021-Feb-22
102 minutes
Episode Image S02E19: Quantum Computing - Sean Holland
2021-Feb-08
80 minutes
Episode Image S02E18: Hostage - Michael Scott Moore
2021-Jan-25
71 minutes
Episode Image Jay's Special Comment on The Coup with Michael Scott Moore
2021-Jan-09
14 minutes
Episode Image S02E17: Atheistic search for god - Seth Andrews
2021-Jan-04
93 minutes
Episode Image S02E16: The Silence Beyond Sound - Scott Barry Kaufman
2020-Dec-14
85 minutes
Episode Image S02E15: Speech on Campus - Sigal Ben-Porath
2020-Dec-07
110 minutes
Episode Image S02E14: Thanksgiving 2020 - Mom
2020-Nov-26
46 minutes
Episode Image S02E13: The Power of Memes - Susan Blackmore
2020-Oct-21
69 minutes
Episode Image S02E12: How To Avoid a Civil War - Mike Selinker
2020-Oct-12
79 minutes
Episode Image S02E11: Home Field Advantage - Jon Wertheim
2020-Sep-28
70 minutes
Episode Image S02E10: Too Much Information - Cass Sunstein
2020-Sep-21
68 minutes
Episode Image S02E09: What is Art? - SWOON
2020-Sep-14
66 minutes
Episode Image S02E08: Your Right To Say It - David Goldberger
2020-Sep-07
69 minutes
Episode Image S02E07: The Lessons of Black Panther - Chloe Valdary
2020-Aug-31
102 minutes
Episode Image S02E06: Illusionism Part 2 : Finding Each Other - Keith Frankish
2020-Aug-25
60 minutes
Episode Image S02E05: Illusionism Part 1 : What Needs Explaining - Keith Frankish
2020-Aug-17
62 minutes
Episode Image S02E04: History Rhymes - Uyghur Genocide - Rahima Mahmut
2020-Aug-06
72 minutes
Episode Image S02E03: Virtual Afterlives - Candi Cann
2020-Aug-05
53 minutes
Episode Image S02E02: The Meaning of Travel - Emily Thomas
2020-Jul-20
84 minutes
Episode Image S02E01: Unattractive Discrimination - Francesca Minerva
2020-Jul-06
81 minutes
Episode Image S01E18: Can We Sue China? - William Burke-White
2020-Apr-10
87 minutes
Episode Image S01E17: Surviving a Slow Motion Disaster - Amanda Ripley
2020-Mar-30
74 minutes
Episode Image S01E16: Pandemic Special: Invisible Responsibility COVID-19
2020-Mar-16
78 minutes
Episode Image S01E15: Season 1 in Hindsight - Jay Shapiro
2020-Mar-09
71 minutes
Episode Image S01E14: Selecting for Deafness - David Deutsch
2020-Feb-26
140 minutes
Episode Image S01E13: Self Driving Cars - Matthew B. Crawford
2020-Feb-10
140 minutes
Episode Image S01E12: Medically Assisted Death - Steven Pinker
2019-Dec-18
93 minutes
Episode Image Thanksgiving Hindsight
2019-Nov-27
43 minutes
Episode Image S01E11: A Camera, A Child, and A Vulture - Larissa MacFarquhar
2019-Nov-22
111 minutes
Episode Image S01E10: Clara Barton's Placebo - Stephen Finlay
2019-Nov-11
64 minutes
Episode Image Ep 9: In Hindsight with Jay Shapiro
2019-Oct-29
15 minutes
Episode Image S01E09: A Hospital in a Hurricane - Lisa Tessman
2019-Oct-22
175 minutes
Episode Image Ep 8: In Hindsight with Jay Shapiro
2019-Oct-14
20 minutes
Episode Image S01E08: Friendbot - Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
2019-Oct-08
121 minutes
Episode Image Ep7: In Hindsight with Jay Shapiro
2019-Sep-30
21 minutes
Episode Image S01E07: Religion at the Hospital - Sean Carroll
2019-Sep-23
44 minutes
Episode Image Ep 6: In Hindsight with Jay Shapiro
2019-Sep-17
30 minutes
Episode Image S01E06: Conscious Robots - Erik Hoel
2019-Sep-09
116 minutes
Episode Image Ep 5: in Hindsight with Jay Shapiro
2019-Sep-03
22 minutes
Episode Image S01E05: GMO Warning Labels - Robin Hanson
2019-Aug-26
98 minutes
Episode Image Ep 4: In Hindsight with Jay Shapiro
2019-Aug-19
28 minutes
Episode Image S01E04: Listen to the Music - Nina Strohminger
2019-Aug-12
110 minutes
Episode Image Ep 3: In Hindsight with Jay Shapiro
2019-Aug-05
23 minutes
Episode Image S01E03: Do I Smell Donuts? - David Pizarro
2019-Jul-29
103 minutes
Episode Image Ep 2: In Hindsight with Jay Shapiro
2019-Jul-22
31 minutes
Episode Image S01E02: Star Trek's Prime Directive - Eric Linus Kaplan
2019-Jul-15
106 minutes
Episode Image Ep 1: In Hindsight with Jay Shapiro
2019-Jul-11
32 minutes
Episode Image S01E01: Fire at the Louvre - Susan Wolf
2019-Jul-01
99 minutes