Hosts Randy Harris and Keith Whelpley are back in the studio, socially distanced, discussing the process of finding that steady state of equilibrium in our lives called emotional homeostasis. Joined by guest callers they explore finding that state of balance that makes a difference.
Randy Harris and Keith Whelpley host KTAL-LP's own MaryAnn Digman to discuss how the Covid-19 Pandemic challenges our thinking about public health, politics, fear, and the impulse to deny what we have not experienced before. Despite technical difficulties -- over remote phone links -- they bring a thoughtful perspective on dealing with the Covid-19 Pandemic and offer comparisons to the 1918 Influenza Pandemic. MaryAnn is the host of the Coronavirus Update heard Monday's at 9am.
Host Randy Harris and longtime co-host Keith Whelpley are back in the studio (socially distanced) for a live program, their first since the start of the Covid-19 shutdown. With the election behind us, and the pandemic still in full force, they discuss Anxiety and how it is shaping how we think in these current times.
In this installment of "Think Again" the topic is "Bias". To this exploratory conversation, Host Randy Harris welcomes Prof. Jim Rice from the Sociology Department at New Mexico State University. Dr. Rice shares valuable insights and perspectives on bias in its many manifestations, providing a fundamental understanding of this particularly timely and relevant consideration.
In today's program host Randy Harris interviews Dr. Tim Ketelaar, Professor of Social Psychology and Associate Dean of the Honors College at New Mexico State University. Dr. Ketelaar shares with Randy and our listeners, a rich evaluation of "political correctness" as influenced by tribal/ideological identity, binary thinking, and bias. The conversation explores how our cultural dialogue - indeed our culture - can be profoundly shaped by cognitive dissonance, identity protective cognition, and emotion-based reasoning.
Host Randy Harris and Orthodox priest Father Gabriel Rochelle discuss Biblical Apocalyptic Writings - Then and Now - Faith and Politics. Fr. Rochelle, Pastor of St. Anthony of the Desert Orthodox Christian Mission provides us with a thought-provoking conversation exploring the history and interpretations of Biblical "Apocalyptic" writings - and how apocalyptic notions are manifesting in contemporary faith communities and political systems.
(Please forgive the technological challenges in this episode)
Today's guest on "Think Again" is Cassie McClure, nationally syndicated columnist holding a degree in "Rhetoric". She shares some perspectives with host Randy Harris in an exploration of the use of rhetoric and propaganda, particularly in our Presidential election season. The exploration includes evaluating how media and technology (particularly during these pandemic times) shape our thinking, our feelings, our language, and our actions.
Welcome to this episode of "Think Again" where we're treated to an easygoing and thoughtful conversation with Laura McElroy. Ms. McElroy brings with her a range of experience in the field of mental health, and is currently employed as a Special Education Social Worker with the Las Cruces Public School System.
This program offers a thought-provoking potpourri of considerations about mental health, including how in the past our society thought about mental health - how we think about the issues now - and what may be advantageous ways of thinking, as our culture plows headlong into the 21st Century.
In this presentation of "Think Again" Dave Greenberg shares a sweeping set of considerations on how we think with host Randy Harris about society and the human experience - past, present and future. Looking beyond "What" we see happening today, Greenberg offers important perspectives on "Why" - through the lenses of history, philosophy, and social principles and values. Enjoy this thought-provoking dialogue that explores our past, our current situation, and what kind of future we have the opportunity to create.
In this episode of "Think Again", Greg Smith, Executive Director of the Dona Ana Arts Council joins host Randy Harris for an exploration of both art in our community today, and art throughout history. This conversation provides an informative clarification of what's happening here and now in local art, and a peek into the seemingly timeless human motivation to express and communicate who we are, what we do, and that we matter.
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