Maria Popova and Krista Tippett had a conversation in 2016 about faith, ethics, and moral wisdom. Their discussion was featured on the Becoming Wise podcast episode “Mapping Meaning in a Digital Age.” They delved into the potential and pitfalls of sharing knowledge in the digital era. (Photo stock credit: Depositphotos)
Popova believes that cynicism arises when critical thinking lacks hope, while naivety results from hope without critical thinking. She strives to exist in the space between these extremes.
The Becoming Wise podcast provides depth and discovery. Each episode is curated from hundreds of conversations with wise individuals.
On Being Studios produces the On Being podcast, as well as This Movie Changed Me and other shows. Krista is the author of the New York Times bestselling book Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living. President Obama recognized her with the National Humanities Medal for her thoughtful exploration of the mysteries of human existence.