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Cyborg Olympics Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with Andy Miah, author of Genetically Modified Athletes: Biomedical Ethics, Gene Doping,and Sport. We discuss the ineffectiveness of global anti-doping efforts in the face of new technologies, and the need for a two-tier sporting regime that monitors but permits athletic enhancements.

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Fear and Loathing in Public Policy Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with Martha Nussbaum, professor of law and ethics at the University of Chicago and author of Hiding from Humanity: Disgust, Shame and the Law. We discuss the role of disgust and shame in shaping public policies in illiberal ways, and the ramifications of Leon Kass’ yuck factor ethics.

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Forbidding Posthumans Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with Max Mehlman, law prof at Case Western Reserve University, bioethicist and author of Wondergenes: Genetic Enhancement and the Future of Society, which argues for strict global restrictions on human enhancement in order to avoid exacerbating inequality.

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Mondo Revolution - Part Two Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with psychedelic futurist writer and activist R.U. Sirius, founder/editor of High Frontiers and Mondo 2000, author of The Revolution, and editor of Neofiles.

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Should We Want to be Better Than Well? Part Two Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with journalist Gary Greenberg, author of many articles for Mother Jones, the New Yorker and other magazines, about the UnaBomber, psychopharmaceuticals, brain death, Carl Elliott’s Better Than Well and the idea of human enhancement.  Dr. J. also talks with psychedelic futurist writer and activist R.U. Sirius, founder/editor of High Frontiers and Mondo 2000, author of The Revolution, and editor of Neofiles.

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Should We Want to be Better Than Well? Part One Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with journalist Gary Greenberg, author of many articles for Mother Jones, the New Yorker and other magazines, about the UnaBomber, psychopharmaceuticals, brain death Carl Elliott’s Better Than Well and the idea of human enhancement.

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Humanism Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with Jende Huang, field organizer for the American Humanist Association, about the religious right, and the growing free thought movement on U.S. campuses.

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Bacteria Shall Inherit the Earth Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with British futurist Ian Pearson, author of many articles about the future in his capacity as official futurologist for British Telecom. In particular they chat about the future of human evolution.

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The Radical Middle Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with Mark Satin, former New Left activist, turned exponent of “New Age politics,” and now author of Radical Middle: The Politics We Need Now.

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Green Goo for Everybody Changesurfer Radio

Dr. J. talks with Mike Treder about the promise and challenge of molecular nanotechnology, the need to regulate nanotechnology and make it widely accessible.  Mike Treder is the co-founder of the Center for Responsible Nanotechnology.