20 angles podcast


Podcast exploring one topic from 20 perspectives

These times, information is often provided incomplete and molded (e.g. by fear)
The aim is to enable you to think on things yourself

Current topics:
Who or what are we?
Covid-19

Psychedelics as therapy? - Dr. Sam Gandy

Feb. 9, 2021


Nathalie Nahai - Slaves of our limited (but fascinating) mind?

Dec. 14, 2020


Had yet another fascinating conversation about life's most difficult questions with Nathalie Nahai. She was so kind to throw some of these horrible existential questions bac...


Prof Sheldon Solomon (part 2) - Lessons from death about Covid-19, fundamentalism, racism, sustainability and other lightweight topics

Dec. 7, 2020


The psychology of our own dramatic ending is truly fascinating, and together with Prof. Sheldon Solomon, we explore how our knowing that it will all end can give rise to fun...


Prof Sheldon Solomon (part 1) - The Agony and Beauty of our Inevitable Death

Nov. 29, 2020



Prof. Sheldon Solomon is a social psychologist at Skidmore College. His research focuses on our awareness of our own death, and how (the denial of) it makes us cling to ...


#008 - Dirk De Wachter (part 2) about the illnesses of modern society

Oct. 29, 2020



A not-so lightweight conversation with psychiatrist and eloquent author Dirk De Wachter about:
- a life worth living
- our lack of acceptance of death
- making others ...


#007 - Dirk De Wachter (part 1) about the sense of a life worth living

Oct. 1, 2020



A not-so lightweight conversation with psychiatrist and eloquent author Dirk De Wachter about:
- a life worth living
- our lack of acceptance of death
- making others ...


#006 - Prof Steven Laureys - Neuroscience, meditation and everything inbetween

April 14, 2020


I speak with Prof. Steven Laureys about neuroscience, meditation, our sense of “self”, artificial intelligence and many more.

Steven Laureys is a neurologist, both a clin...


[NL] #005 - Prof. Filip Raes - Zijn we onze gedachten?

Feb. 19, 2020

(This podcast episode exceptionally is in Dutch)



Are we our thoughts? Does excessive thinking - or worrying - produce it's intended effects? Should we avoid discomfor...


[NL] #004 - Dirk Van Duppen - Zijn we inherent goed, of slecht?

Jan. 21, 2020

Note: this episode exceptionally is in Dutch.

Ik bekijk met Dirk Van Duppen vanuit verschillende perspectieven de vraag “zijn we inherent goed, of slecht?”.

Dit gesprek is g...


#003 - Adventurer Jelle Veyt- Lessons from facing death and living on the streets

Oct. 28, 2019

Adventurer Jelle Veyt on getting caught in an avalanche on Everest, lessons learned from living on the streets for two years, and how death can be a big motivator.

Jelle ...


#002: Quantum Physics, Consciousness and Everything inbetween | 20angles Podcast

Oct. 7, 2019

In this episode, Steven examines the central question “Who or what are we?” with Radu Surdeanu.

Together with Radu, both a physicist and a Zen practitioner, we talk about the t...


#001: Prof. Dr. Lieven Annemans on Happiness | 20angles Podcast

Aug. 6, 2019

In this episode, Steven explores the central question “who or what are we?” with Prof. Lieven Annemans.

Prof. Lieven Annemans teaches at Ghent University, and has written sever...