Dean Falk on Modern Violence

Premiere DateNov 3, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:51 Dean Falk
04:30 Scope & Length of Study
05:55 More Violent Than Our Ancestors
10:00 Quelling "Feel Good" Notion
13:50 Outro
14:20 Peaches Delicate Steve
17:41 Finish

Dean Falk joins the show to discuss her recent study that found modern humanity is no less violent than our ancient ancestors, and that spreading a “feel good” notion to the contrary is troubling.

Dean Falk is the Distinguished Research Professor and the Hale G. Smith Professor of Anthropology at Florida State University. Click here to read more about her study, which she co-authored with Charles Hildebolt.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and host of the Daily Beat podcast on BTRtoday. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around…

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