Uninformed Voter, Proof of Heaven, Cost of Eating Healthy
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 936
- Jul 20, 2016 1:20 pm
- 2:08:27 mins
Uninformed Voter (12:49) Dr. Arthur Lupia is the Hal R Varian Collegiate Professor of Political Science at University of Michigan. Studies decision making and learning. His topics of expertise include information processing, persuasion, strategic communication, and civic competence. With a wealth of misinformation and an ever-growing population of citizen disinterested in politics, many experts think less informed citizen should just stay out of politics. However, our guest today, Dr. Arthur Lupia, argues in his book, Uninformed: Why People Seem to Know So Little about Politics and What We Can Do about It, that we can actually increase competence among voters. Dr. Lupia more explains the issues surrounding political education and his solutions to this rising issue. Proof of Heaven (57:20) Dr. Eben Alexander, a renowned academic neurosurgeon. Do you believe in a life after death? Different religions paint different pictures of what it may look like, from heavenly angels to simply an abode of peace. Other religions don’t believe in a heaven that exists as a physical space. What would it look like to you? Our guest today is Dr. Eben Alexander, a renowned academic neurosurgeon who had a near-death experience and came back with a whole new perspective. The Cost of Eating Healthy (1:41:21) Margaret Marshall is a contributor to the Huffington Post and founder of Margaret Marshall Assoc., and the “Why Weight” coaching method. She is a wellness consultant, a speaker, author, and weight-loss coach. Her book, “Body, Mind, and Mouth…Life’s Eating Connection” was released in 2012. Her e-book, the “Five Finger Food Guide”, followed in 2014. Margaret Marshall explains The Cost of Being Healthy.