Episode 141 – Africa’s Agricultural Crisis (Podcast)

In today’s podcast, the now late Dr. Norman Borlaug, Dr. Robert Chandler, Jr., and Dr. Nyle Brady, all of whom had devoted their professional lives to the task of feeding the hungry, identify the many causes of Africa’s current agricultural crisis. Here is “Africa’s Agricultural Crisis.” Listen now.

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Episode 138 – Free To Choose 1980 – Created Equal (Podcast)

The Declaration of Independence says, ”all men are created equal.” Milton Friedman explains that this does not mean all persons should or will have equal talents or income. Equal opportunity to better oneself and the right to personally benefit from the gains realized are consistent with freedom. Taking from some to give to others destroys freedom and removes the incentive for creating new wealth. Today’s podcast is “Created Equal,” volume five of the ten-part public television series Free To Choose. Listen now.

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Episode 137 – Neurobiology (Podcast)

In today’s podcast, laboratory chief of biochemical genetics at the National Heart Institute, the now late Dr. Marshall Nirenberg, and chief of the laboratory of molecular biology at the National Institute of Disorders & Stroke, Dr. Ron McKay, discuss neurobiology and the science behind it. Here is “Neurobiology.” Listen now.

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Episode 135 – Free To Choose 1980 – From Cradle to Grave (Podcast)

The welfare state arises from the attempt to do good with other people’s money. Such attempts always fail because nobody spends someone else’s money as carefully as their own. Those spending the money use force to collect it and to ensure those receiving it use it for the ”right” purposes. Good intentions are corrupted by bad means. In today’s podcast, “From Cradle to Grave,” Friedman visits the U.S. and Britain to explore these topics. Today’s podcast is “From Cradle to Grave,” volume four of the ten-part public television series Free To Choose. Listen now.

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Episode 134 – The Dilemma of Forgiveness (Podcast)

In today’s podcast, social psychologist Roy Baumeister and psychologist of religion & spirituality Julie Exline discuss forgiveness. What is forgiveness? What are the costs and drawbacks of it? What are the positives? Dive into this deep discussion with Roy and Julie. Here is “The Dilemma of Forgiveness.” Listen now.

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