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The Evolution Of Human Violence

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Over the past 250 million years, humans have actually become nicer to one another on an individual level. At the same time, we’ve gotten a lot better at fighting on a grand scale. Harvard anthropologist Richard Wrangham joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the evolution of human violence, which he writes about in “The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution” (Pantheon).