Episode of the day: “Sex, Relationships and Asian Daters”

Listen to “Sex, Relationships, and Asian Daters” (32:35)

Podcast: The Mash Up Americans (Episode 28)

I was drawn to this episode because author and psychotherapist Esther Perel’s TED Talk is truly amazing. This interview with her is equally interesting.

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Esther Perel. (Image: from ted.com)

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Esther Perel’s TED Talk

Esther Perel’s book “Mating in Captivity” on Amazon.com

 

Episode of the day: “The Primitive Streak”

Listen to “The Primitive Streak” (30:51)

Podcast: Radiolab

So interesting and a great catalyst for reflecting on which stage does nothingness end and life begin.

Day 12 of human embryo. (Image: Gist Croft, Cecilia Pelligrini, Ali H. Brivanlou, The Rockefeller University)  

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Great article on Nature about the 14 day rule

Episode of the day: “The Editor”

Listen to “The Editor” (27:37)

Podcast: Criminal (Episode 49)

Bear with the first few minutes of grotesque violence. This turns out to be an incredible story about self-development, human relations and generosity.

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Article about Robin Woods in the The New Yorker

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Woods’ first letter to Stevens. (Image: from The New Yorker)