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Anil K. Seth on the ties between our brains, bodies and consciousness.
Max Porter on an extraordinary therapy session with his brother.
Siri Hustvedt on contagious emotions.
Maru Ruefle on the complexity of names.
Berry Lopez on the interplay between love and fear.
Ben Mauk on the West’s longstanding love of missiles, drones, bombs and nukes.
‘The ancient stories we tell, as beautiful as they may be, also serve to shape our conventions about who we think we are or should be’
‘What’s in a state of mind? How do we describe emotions, or the complex relationship between individuals and the state?’
‘I think they are not on the right path. It’s wrong. What they are doing is wrong.’
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