"The World Until Yesterday"

Guest Host:

Marc Fisher
"The World Until Yesterday"

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond on the many lessons we can learn from traditional cultures about universal issues like parenting, care of the elderly and conflict resolution.

Modern advances and improvements have changed our society for better and worse. But as time marches forward, there are still many lessons we can learn from traditional cultures about universal issues like parenting, care of the elderly and conflict resolution. We talk with Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur Foundation Fellow Jared Diamond about what may be the ultimate culture war and what's at stake.

Guests

Jared Diamond

author, "The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?"; professor, UCLA

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