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The Big Life Questions Show
Episode 85: Would You Want to Live Forever?

Episode 85: Would You Want to Live Forever?

November 30, 2020

Chris and Doug meditate on the cycle of life, the conditions under which we'd like to extend it, and our future non-existence - or whatever happens after this wild ride we're on. 

0.45 Study of Oxygen Therapy for Longevity

1.30 Chris's view of living forever

4.45 Doug's meditation on non-existence

10.15 Wealthy people trying to cheat death

14.45 Steve Jobs

16.45 People who are less afraid of death

21.00 Doug's Arrogance and the cycle of life

 

Links:

Aging Journal - Oxygen Therapy Extends Longevity

The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die

Episode 84: What Do You Give Thanks For?

Episode 84: What Do You Give Thanks For?

November 23, 2020

Doug and Chris (mostly) take a break from talking about politics to note the many things we have to be thankful for - despite the challenges of 2020.

1.50 Family.

6.10 Healthcare workers during Covid

7.00 Vaccines

10.15 Election Poll Workers

11.00 Dead People Voting

12.00 Joe Biden

16.00 Our Audience

Episode 83: How Can We Deal With the Second Wave of COVID-19?

Episode 83: How Can We Deal With the Second Wave of COVID-19?

November 16, 2020

Show Notes

Here we discuss the significance of our second major Covid wave on our health, families, and emotional well-being

1.00 The emotional toll of the pandemic

6.15 Individual rights and social obligations

8.45 Are we headed for healthcare rationing?

13.20 The Virus Burnout Syndrome

16.00 How can we learn from our virus experience so far?

18.00 Wall Street Journal Mask Wearing Update

Links

PBS Interview of Biden Covid Task Force Co Chair

Episode 82: The American People Have Spoken. What Did They Say?

Episode 82: The American People Have Spoken. What Did They Say?

November 9, 2020

Show Notes

Here's our expert analysis on the election results, recorded on Saturday morning shortly before the presidential race was called for Biden

0.45 Overall Reactions to Election Results

3.20 Why didn't Mitch McConnell want a stimulus bill?

4.20 Georgia - The Democrat's Silver Lining

6.45 Re-visiting our Pre-Election Predictions

9.15 Our strategies for watching the election results

10.50 The election turnout

13.20 How did the pollsters do?

16.10 The Planned Pennsylvania Crisis

19.00 Where Biden Won the Election

25.00 The Democrat's Messaging Problem

27.00 The Brilliance of Biden's Campaign Strategy

Episode 81: What Possible Scenarios Can People Expect In the Wake of Tuesday’s Election?

Episode 81: What Possible Scenarios Can People Expect In the Wake of Tuesday’s Election?

November 2, 2020

Show Notes

We muse on the possible election results, to the extent that we can emotionally cope with that. And we make some analytical predictions about how things will go (in other words, we guess). 

0.30 Possible election scenarios

6.00 Doug's swing state predictions

9.00 Texas

12.45 Post election day turmoil?

17.30 The future of Trump TV

19.30 The Contested Election Scenarios

29.00 Chris Calls the Election !!

 

FiveThirtyEight: Explore The Ways Trump Or Biden Could Win The Election

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