Episode 7

How Optimistic Should We Be About Human Nature? (Nicholas Christakis)


June 10th, 2019

55 mins 52 secs

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About this Episode

Nicholas Christakis is a physician and sociologist at Yale University who directs Yale's Human Nature Lab and codirects its Institute for Network Science. He is the author of Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society. If you enjoy my work, please check out my newsletter, Singal-Minded. (Music: Intro: Why? - “The Vowels, Pt. 2”; break: Pearl Jam - "Do the Evolution"; outro: War - "Why Can't We Be Friends?")