Rev. Xolani Kacela, Ph.D., from the Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces explores with host Randy Harris, what may be the root causes of the human drive for supremacy, superiority and dominance. We see the effects of that drive all around us. This conversation reveals thoughts and ideas about how, in addition to addressing the effects, we might also more directly and effectively address the causes.
Guest Harvey Daiho Hilbert and host Randy Harris, explore some thoughts and observations on the social and psychological effects of the Covid 19 "Stay at Home" mandates and ordinances - what we're seeing today - what the future may hold.
Randy Harris and departing co-host Keith Whelpley discuss the program, their message, and thoughts for the age of Covid-19, and beyond. Good bye Keith.
Host Randy Harris and his guest Las Cruces psychologist Stuart Kelter explore how the Covid-19 pandemic is challenging all of us to maintain our physical and emotional health in this time of upheaval in our lives. Dr. Kelter discusses the steps we all need to take to stay connected with family and friends, pursue activities that give us pleasure, involvement in our community to support those in need, and enjoying the outdoors. A wide ranging discussion of the American character and how our focus on individualism, and the distrust of authority and intellectual elites, can pose a challenge when collective action limiting individual activities is the science based recommended response to the coronavirus.
Hosts Randy Harris and Keith Whelpley, along with guest Bob Hearn, return to the topic of Visual Thinking, part II, in today's fascinating discussion of how we communicate.
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Randy Harris and co-host Keith Whelpley discuss how we are a world of people who often think differently and the importance of understanding that about ourselves and the person we are talking to. Robert Hearn is a retired engineer, project manager, and someone interested in how "just talking" can lead to better communication.
Hosts Randy Harris and Keith Whelpley have as their guests Las Cruces Sun- News columnist Cassie McClure, and Pastor Kevin Glenn from Calvary Baptist Church to discuss the role of organized religion in the lives of people today. Following up on Cassie's recent Sun-News column Millennials: Faith No More?, they explored the relationship between millennials and what we think of as "Faith" today. What are the implications of the role of "church" in an era when over 40% of respondents answer the question of religious affiliation with the answer "none."
Randy Harris & Keith Whelpley interview Las Cruces Sun-News own Lucas Peerman. Is the future of local newspapers bleak, or just changing? What changes are underway to define how we get local news in the digital/social media era?
Hosts Randy Harris and Keith Whelpley discuss Artificial Intelligence (AI) with David Ostby, Chief Science Officer, and co-founder, of Savant X Inc. How intelligent can, or will, computers become? How does the growth of automation benefit and hurt us?
Hosts Randy Harris and Keith Whelpley discuss the meaning of consciousness, and all that can mean, with psychologist Stuart Kelter. Dr. Kelter is also the host of Delving In here on KTAL-LP Sundays at 9am.
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