Yann Martel, author of the Man Booker award-winning novel Life of Pi and The High Mountains of Portugal, is not a big fan of outer space. Nor of science in general.
“Science," he says on this week's episode, ". . . is a truth that exists whether I’m there or not. And that’s what I like about religion and art: To art and religion, I DO matter.”
Sparked by surprise video clips on quantum entanglement, linguistic diversity, and whether or not the internet is turning us all into narcissists, Martel and host Jason Gots discuss selfies, chimpanzees, faith, and more.
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it," Confucius says. Matt and Alison try to open your eyes to the wonders of some gorgeous films currently available now via streaming, discuss Wong Kar-wai's "Days of Being Wild" and much more.