12: David Barash (Part 1)

David Barash, sociobiologist and admirer of Shakespeare, joins me to talk about political temperaments, the danger of nuclear weapons, and putting ants into puddles.

David Barash, sociobiologist and admirer of Shakespeare, joins me to talk about political temperaments, the danger of nuclear weapons, and putting ants into puddles.

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Special thanks to Chris Maier, who did the music. Find him here.

GUEST LINKS
Threats (Amazon)
Through A Glass Brightly (Amazon)
David's books on Goodreads
David's Aeon articles (Free!)

THINGS WE MENTIONED
The Righteous Mind, Jonathan Haidt
Big Five personality traits
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Edmund Burke, Edmund Burke and the French Revolution
Prisoner's Dilemma, Game theory
Penny-farthing bicycle
Falklands War
Battle Royale (Japanese film)
Battle royale (Video game genre)

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