Remember episode #6: The Pandemic Problem? We talked to Dr. Brianne Donaldson about whether viruses were considered living according to Jainism. Since they had the chance to chat, Shikhar talked to her about much more. Check out this full interview!
Today, we talk about culture: what it is and how/why it changes. Through musical metaphors and scientific analogies, join us as we break it down — what does it mean for society, and how does it affect us individually?
Audio Credits: Ketsa, Keeping it Kozy, The Simpsons
How different are we, today, from our ancestors that were living in 1921? What about our descendants in 2121? 3021? In exploring this question of the future, we delve into our past to identify what makes humans, human.
Audio: Bio Unit, Lobo Loco, Ketsa, Ennio Morricone, The Alan Parsons Project, Shaolin Dub, Community, CNN
Two major events for Jains around the world are coming up. Join us as we ask people: what do these events stand for? how do they choose to observe them? and how has their understanding evolved?
Some definitions for this episode: samayik (a 48 minute vow of equanimity and concentration), ratri-bhojan (eating at night), and atthai (8 days of consecutive fasting)
Audio: Tranko, Lobo Loco, Kai Engel, Ketsa, Blue Dot Sessions, Daniel Birch
Humanity has debated free will for as long as we know, and yet we have no answers. Join us as we solve it today-- because it's that easy.
Audio: Lee Rosevere, Ketsa, Bruce Almighty, Michio Kaku, Blue Do Sessions, Kai Engel, Unreleased, Professor Dave
People often ask us how we come up with our episode topics. The answer is simple: conversations. Here's a short feature into how questions and conversations inspire us. Join the Aneka team today: bit.ly/aneka-application
Audio: Siddhartha, Kai Engel
YOLO has seemingly only been around for the last decade, but today we take a look at its cultural origins and consequent presence in our attitudes towards life.
Audio: Lee Rosevere, teeho x vyvch, Drake, Daniel Birch, Nctrnm, Ketsa, Mo Rooneh, Kai Engel, Alumo, Meydn, Imran Khan, The Lonely Island