Old Mole Variety Hour for May 4, 2009
Is human nature good or evil? Can you move beyond your past if you were raised on a commune? Does industrial livestock farming of pigs and poultry lead to new diseases? These are the questions raised on this program, hosted by the Old Mole's Denise Morris.
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1. Evidence is accumulating in science that we are hard wired with positive, cooperative emotions, says Dacher Keltner, a professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley in this conversation with Bill Resnick.
2. Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Judith Ryan Hendricks's novel The Laws of Harmony.