Ask Me Anything #17

August 30, 2021

In this Ask Me Anything session, Sam begins by addressing the blowback that followed a recent podcast episode on “vaccine hesitancy” with Eric Topol and then answers the following questions:

Questions Answered

How can I inoculate my biracial children against identity politics?

00:22:50August 30, 2021

In what way is journalism broken, and how can we fix it?

00:25:12August 30, 2021

Have you read the research suggesting that the effects of microdosing psychedelics are indistinguishable from taking placebos?

00:31:40August 30, 2021

Can you comment on the degree to which Leftist political ideas have captured the Buddhist community?

00:33:50August 30, 2021

What should Democrats do to prevent a resurgence of Trumpism?

00:38:27August 30, 2021

What are the ingredients for a good life?

00:40:32August 30, 2021

Is it ever ethical for governments to lie to their citizens?

00:43:05August 30, 2021

If the present moment is all that matters, how can we plan for the future?

00:48:42August 30, 2021