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Listen to Greater Good Editors on Tech Nation

Announcement | January 23, 2010

Listen in as Greater Good editors Jason Marsh and Dacher Keltner are featured this week on the hour-long public radio show Tech Nation. They'll be discussing the new Greater Good book, The Compassionate Instinct, which features some of the best essays to have been published in the magazine over the past five years.

You can check with your local NPR member station to learn when the program's going to air near you, catch it Sunday at 9pm on NPR Now, or listen through the Tech Nation website starting next week.

For those of you in the San Francisco Bay Area, the show will air tomorrow (Sunday) evening on NPR member station KQED (88.5), from 10-11pm.

Post here to let us know what you think of the show!

And click here to learn more about The Compassionate Instinct!

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Interesting show. I’ve undertaken my own effort for the greater good ( http://TeamHuman.org  ) and have often wondered about the origins of my motivation. I think it is a basic human instinct, and I applaud your efforts to help us understand it scientifically and find ways to encourage it more broadly among our ranks.
Also of interest: What do you think about this recent article the provides some insight into how our brain makes moral judgements?:

http://www.hiddenbrain.org/washington-post-the-hidden-brain-and-moral-judgment

Steve Trutane | 12:16 am, January 25, 2010 | Link

 
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