Invisibilia

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Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.
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52:13 | Apr 12th, 2019

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

adam_p recommended:

This is one of the most thought provoking episodes I've heard. When does empathy fail?

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1:01:00 | Apr 5th, 2019

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

adam_p recommended:

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

1:00:45 | Mar 8th, 2019

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

ashleyanderson recommended:

I absolutely loved this episode. Have shared it with so many people. Really enjoyed the twist at the end, too.

55:03 | Apr 13th, 2018

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.

epekilis recommended:

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

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