Dean Falk on Modern Violence

Premiere DateNov 3, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
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00:51 Dean Falk
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04:30 Scope & Length of Study
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05:55 More Violent Than Our Ancestors
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10:00 Quelling "Feel Good" Notion
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13:50 Outro
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14:20 Peaches Delicate Steve
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17:41 Finish
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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 podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…

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