Consciousness & COVID Ethics (with Sam Harris)

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On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “Consciousness & COVID Ethics,” Preet answers listener questions about Republican-appointed judges, Dr. Fauci’s blocked testimony, and John Bolton’s inapropos tell-all book. Then, Preet is joined by Sam Harris, neuroscientist, author, and host of the Making Sense podcast, to explore the nature of consciousness and the awakened mind.

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Oral Arguments in Judiciary Committee v. Don McGahn, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, En Banc, 4/28/2020
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Quint Forgey, “Trump Says Fauci Will Testify Before Senate, Blasts ‘House’ Set-Up,” Politico, 5/5/2020
Preet’s Retweet of Michael Isikoff’s Bolton Book Update, Twitter, 5/4/2020

Sam Harris, the Making Sense Podcast
Sam Harris, the Waking Up App
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Sam Harris, “Mindfulness Meditation,” YouTube, 2015
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“Sam Harris Explains Why There’s No Free Will,” Inside the Hive with Emily Jane Fox and Joe Hagan, Vanity Fair, 10/25/2019

Sam Harris and Paul Bloom, Making Sense Episode #198, 3/16/2020
Chris Conover, “How Economists Calculate The Costs And Benefits Of COVID-19 Lockdowns,” Forbes, 3/27/2020
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Tweet on Price of Human Life, Twitter, 3/24/2020
Jennifer Merceciera, “When Trump says he was being ‘sarcastic,’ it’s just part of his gaslighting,” Washington Post, 4/25/2020

Charles Murray and Sam Harris, “Forbidden Knowledge,” Making Sense, 4/22/2017
Ezra Klein and Sam Harris, “The Sam Harris-Ezra Klein Debate,” Vox, 4/19/2018
Sam Harris, “Ezra Klein: Editor-at-Large,”, 3/27/2018

Heather Roney, Twitter, 4/4/2020
McKinley Corbley, “3D-Printing Teen Makes Hundreds of Ingenious Devices to Alleviate Ear Pain for Healthcare Workers,” Good News Network, 4/23/2020
Betty Nguyen, “Brooklyn teen making 3D-printed face shields for NYC hospitals amid COVID-19 crisis,” PIX11, 4/23/2020
Tameem Akhgar, “Ventilator from old car parts? Afghan girls pursue prototype,” AP News, 4/19/2020
Brent Crane, “The High Schooler Who Became a COVID-19 Watchdog,” The New Yorker, 3/20/2020

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