What I Wanna Know

Interviews With Fascinating People From Around The World

FEDERICO FAGGIN

FEDERICO FAGGIN

“The computer has no consciousness and no free will, but science is telling us that we are like a computer. This is the problem. This
must change.”

FEDERICO FAGGIN

“The computer has no consciousness and no free will, but science is telling us that we are like a computer. This is the problem. This
must change.”

ROB BELL

ROB BELL

“It’s always been like an endless exploration: following that which can’t be named and arranging my life around it. Wondering has been the engine. So, it has not felt like departures as much as just obvious next steps.”

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FRANCESCA STAVRAKOPOULOU

FRANCESCA STAVRAKOPOULOU

“I get a lot of hate mail, death threats and rape threats..I think the violence of their response to me reflects just how frightened they are by these ideas. They accuse me of blasphemy and various other things, but actually it reflects their deep seated insecurities…What if my ideas about the world and the next life are not real?”

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BARBARA BROWN TAYLOR

BARBARA BROWN TAYLOR

“I know boundaried communities that produce good fruit. But when I look at tribalism, which is excluding and saying anybody not within this boundary is going to hell, the fruits of that aren’t lovely. They aren’t nourishing. I’d rather be a pantheist.”

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TIM HEIDECKER

TIM HEIDECKER

“As a creative person you need the ability to be open to the world changing around you. There’s things we did in our past that we wouldn’t do now. Culture changes. People’s perceptions change.”

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SUNLESS KHAN

SUNLESS KHAN

“Rocket League is just like a game of life. You’re going to get teammates that are not empathetic and only see their perspective…It’s about becoming better at lifting them up even if they’re making mistakes. Also, a big thing is not knowing if the other person is literally nine years old.”

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DJ Semtex

DJ Semtex

“I condemn everything [Ye] stands for right now. I’ve said that from when he first put on the MAGA hat…He’s one of the greatest musicians ever, one of the greatest creative visionaries, but he’s destroyed so much within a couple of months.”

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Mel White

Mel White

"I dislike Trump hugely. But if he is impeached, and we get Pence, then we get a man who knows what a theocracy is and is willing to bet his life on it."   Millions of Americans had visceral reactions to Donald Trump winning the Presidency. But for Mel White and...

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ROB BELL

ROB BELL

“It’s always been like an endless exploration: following that which can’t be named and arranging my life around it. Wondering has been the engine. So, it has not felt like departures as much as just obvious next steps.”

read more
FRANCESCA STAVRAKOPOULOU

FRANCESCA STAVRAKOPOULOU

“I get a lot of hate mail, death threats and rape threats..I think the violence of their response to me reflects just how frightened they are by these ideas. They accuse me of blasphemy and various other things, but actually it reflects their deep seated insecurities…What if my ideas about the world and the next life are not real?”

read more
BARBARA BROWN TAYLOR

BARBARA BROWN TAYLOR

“I know boundaried communities that produce good fruit. But when I look at tribalism, which is excluding and saying anybody not within this boundary is going to hell, the fruits of that aren’t lovely. They aren’t nourishing. I’d rather be a pantheist.”

read more
TIM HEIDECKER

TIM HEIDECKER

“As a creative person you need the ability to be open to the world changing around you. There’s things we did in our past that we wouldn’t do now. Culture changes. People’s perceptions change.”

read more
SUNLESS KHAN

SUNLESS KHAN

“Rocket League is just like a game of life. You’re going to get teammates that are not empathetic and only see their perspective…It’s about becoming better at lifting them up even if they’re making mistakes. Also, a big thing is not knowing if the other person is literally nine years old.”

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DJ Semtex

DJ Semtex

“I condemn everything [Ye] stands for right now. I’ve said that from when he first put on the MAGA hat…He’s one of the greatest musicians ever, one of the greatest creative visionaries, but he’s destroyed so much within a couple of months.”

read more
Mel White

Mel White

"I dislike Trump hugely. But if he is impeached, and we get Pence, then we get a man who knows what a theocracy is and is willing to bet his life on it."   Millions of Americans had visceral reactions to Donald Trump winning the Presidency. But for Mel White and...

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Abby Martin

Abby Martin

"We’ve already had a Clinton in the White House. We know exactly what’s going to happen...This is like House of Cards. Frank Underwood doesn’t work alone, he works with his wife." Who does Abby Martin think she is? She's white. American. She has her own TV show. She's...

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