A History of Collective Joy

May 2, 2007

Is the desire for collective joy innate in human beings? Acclaimed writer Barbara Ehrenreich thinks so. Her latest work “Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy” (Metropolitan Books, 2007) explores the origins of what was in the past expressed in ecstatic rituals and festivities – activities that are disappearing from the human experience. Ehrenreich will join us for the hour.


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