The End of Empathy
52:13 | Apr 12th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Invisibilia is a show that runs on empathy. We believe in it. But are we right? In this episode, we'll let you decide. We tell the same story twice in order to examine the questions: who deserves our ...Show More
I'm so interested in the way Invisibilia discusses the empathy debate as a generational thing. It's fascinating because I definitely found m...Show More
An Unlikely Superpower
52:02 | Mar 20thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
What if you had a superpower that allowed you to see part of the world that was to come? At the age of 60, a Scottish woman named Joy Milne discovers she has a biological gift that allows her to see t...Show More
Beautiful episode! A woman, named Joy, is blessed (or maybe cursed?) with the ability to smell if someone is sick, years before they show an...Show More
Back When I Was Older
20:23 | Oct 25th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
As a parent, what do you do when your four-year-old starts telling you about memories that can't possibly be his? Memories that he says are from a past life?
What is consciousness? Does it die when you die? Or are there kids who are catching memories of dead people because consciousness are invisi...Show More
A Very Offensive Rom-Com
1:01:00 | Apr 5th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
A young woman discovers a pattern in her dating habits that disturbs her - a pattern that challenges her very conception of who she is and what she believes in. The realization sets her off on a quest...Show More
Ever think that who you tend to date is proof of white supremacy?
Fascinating look at dating/paring norms explored on the micro and macro...Show More
The Secret History of Thoughts
57:26 | Jan 9th, 2015More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Co-hosts Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller ask the question, "Are my thoughts related to my inner wishes, do they reveal who I really am?" The answer can have profound consequences for your life.
Those who are interested in Buddhist awareness practice will love this episode.
53:43 | Mar 13thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
Welcome to what is possibly the most tense and uncomfortable summer program in America! The Boston-based program aims to teach the next generation the real truth about race, and may provide some ideas...Show More
A summer camp for youth where they have to confront race head on. What happens when BIPOC kids tell white folks what they really feel about ...Show More
55:03 | Apr 13th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
When someone in your community transgresses, do you banish them in an attempt to make the community safer for everyone? WARNING: This episode contains obscenities and descriptions of sex and violence.
Gut wrenching episode about the MeToo movement and the rough and crude power of social justice. The community steps in in very painful ways...Show More
The Fifth Vital Sign
1:00:45 | Mar 8th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
We look at how our culture's massive effort to address pain has paradoxically increased it. And we follow one young girl as she struggles through a bizarre and extreme treatment program. NOTE: The tre...Show More
I absolutely loved this episode. Have shared it with so many people. Really enjoyed the twist at the end, too.