Roots of Reality

Updated: 16 May 2024 • 177 episodes
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A podcast by historian Ben Baumann, which uses history from the formation of the universe to the present, to show how our world came to be, by giving brief historical summaries of topics and by conducting oral history interviews with guest experts. "Billions of years led to you, so make the most of it"

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In this Roots of Reality Experiences episode, historian Ben Baumann speaks with Dr. Camilo Ortiz about why young people today are more anxious than in the past, how to help kids become less anxious, and the increasing use of medication in society, as well as the rise in students with accommodations. Website- http://www

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Historian Ben Baumann talks about the long historical battle our species has had with mental illness, and the various types that have been prominent in society for thousands of years. Support Roots of Reality on Patreon: patreon.com/user?u=65707335 Follow Roots of Reality on Substack: https://rootsofreality.substack.co

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In this Roots of Reality Experiences episode, historian Ben Baumann speaks with Dr. Dominik Stecula about why foreign propaganda and conspiracy theories are believed by both the far left and far right, the globalization of misinformation, and why the American political system makes these issues worse. Website- http://w

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Historian Ben Baumann talks about the disturbing history of Americans who supported authoritarians for a variety reasons, as well as support for authoritarians today in America. Support Roots of Reality on Patreon: patreon.com/user?u=65707335 Follow Roots of Reality on Substack: https://rootsofreality.substack.com/ Sub

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In this Roots of Reality Experiences episode, historian Ben Baumann speaks with Edward Segal about the types of crises that often occur for organizations, the role of ego plays in creating a crisis, and the importance of having a good staff to prevent a crisis. Website- https://edwardsegal.com/ New Book- https://www.wh

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Historian Ben Baumann talks about the negative influence of ultra wealthy people in the past and present, as well as what can be done about this issue. Support Roots of Reality on Patreon: patreon.com/user?u=65707335 Follow Roots of Reality on Substack: https://rootsofreality.substack.com/ Subscribe for email notificat

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