It’s the New Year and, if you’re anything like us, you’re thinking about at least a couple of things you’d like to change in your day-to-day habits. Researcher Wendy Wood says change isn’t about willpower, but rather tapping into our unconscious selves. 

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In the documentary I Am Human, filmmakers Taryn Southern and Elena Gaby follow three subjects whose brains are linked to machines, making them the world's first human cyborgs.

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Writer Dave Eggers has written scores of news articles about his time following Donald Trump on the campaign trail, but to help him make sense of what he has experienced, he turned to satire. 

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Queer Eye's Tan France takes fashion seriously. It impacts how we carry ourselves and our self-esteem. He joined us this October to talk about growing up, why fashion matters, his love of Salt Lake City and everything else that makes him Naturally Tan.

This show originally aired on Oct. 10, 2019.

Michael Lionstar

In her most recent book, The Lost Art of Scripture, religious scholar Karen Armstrong looks into the history of sacred texts, showing how religious practitioners' relationships with them have changed, and how many of us have lost sight of what they were originally written for. 

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This week, the Washington Post reported that a whistleblower filed a complaint to the Internal Revenue Service that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has stockpiled roughly $100 billion in funds in their investment management company, Ensign Peak Advisors.

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Nothing quite says happy holidays like a futuristic AI take over – which is why our annual Radio Hour is bringing you “a little sentient AI for the holidays.” Join us for Plan-B Theatre Company’s live performance of Utah playwright Matthew Ivan Bennett’s sci-fi experiment, “CIRCLE.”

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Are robots taking over the world? In her new book about artificial intelligence, Melanie Mitchell sets aside the hysterics around AI and asks us to think about it this way: What can artificial intelligence actually do well? And what can’t it do?

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As a music historian, Ted Gioia seeks out the stories of musical outsiders. His new book, Music: A Subversive History, explores the impact of music’s concealed influences and the power that music holds over us.

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As part of our monthly film series Through the Lens, we’ll examine Academy Award-winning documentarian Errol Morris’ latest film, American Dharma with Dr. David Resha, associate professor of Film Studies at Oxford College of Emory University. 

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