59 mins watch time
Posted February 2021
Why do human beings behave as they do? We are capable of savage acts of violence but also spectacular feats of kindness: is one side of our nature destined to win out over the other? In the epic sweep of history, how does our biology affect the arc of war and peace, justice and persecution? How have our brains evolved alongside our cultures? Stanford neurobiologist Professor Robert Sapolsky has the answers.