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Understanding our options, opportunities and obstacles

8 EpisodesProduced by Debbie Millman, Design MattersWebsite

As the New Year begins, it is hard not to think of and envision possible futures. In a time of intense uncertainty, it may be helpful to consider our myriad potentials in an effort to fully understand our options, opportunities and obstacles. Whether it is an examination of the cosmos or a deconstru… read more

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An audio introduction to this playlist

January 13th, 2017


Listen to an audio introduction to the Future Possible playlist from Debbie Millman.

Expanding what it means to be human

January 5th, 2017


Host Eric Molinsky talks with Graeme Manson (creator of the television show Orphan Black) about “Transhumanists” — people who use technology to …

Even stronger than gravity

January 5th, 2017


Neil DeGrasse Tyson has a witty, brainy conversation with Ray Kurzweil, best-selling author of The Singularity Is Near (among many others). My …

Both a conversation and a therapy session

January 5th, 2017


This illuminating podcast between Tim and Brene is both a conversation and a therapy session. Two of favorite moments in this wonderful episode are …

Accessing our future selves’ full potential

January 5th, 2017


Clinical psychologist/Buddhist Tara Brach believes that our lives are shaped by the pulls between our evolutionary past and our evolutionary future. …

Bittersweet, funny, and illuminating

January 5th, 2017


Jonathan Fields knows how to get to the heart of a person. In this bittersweet, funny, illuminating conversation with author Elizabeth Gilbert, they …

Lena Dunham interviews her legendary mother

January 5th, 2017


In this wonderful, spirited episode, Lena Dunham interviews her mother—legendary artist Laurie Simmons—about her life, her formidable career in the …

Can consciousness evolve?

January 5th, 2017


What is possible in the future of consciousness? Can consciousness evolve? Sam Harris talks with the brilliant physicist David Deutsch in a …

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