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Season 37 Episode 03.01.12

Jonathan Haidt: Religion, evolution, and the ecstasy of self-transcendence

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Psychologist Jonathan Haidt asks a simple, but difficult question: why do we search for self-transcendence? Why do we attempt to lose ourselves? In a tour through the science of evolution by group selection, he proposes a provocative answer.
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