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R3Arts: Free Thinking 2012 - Mark Pagel 16 Nov 12

November 16th, 2012

Episode 238 of 1201 episodes

Why have humans evolved to speak so many incomprehensible languages? Why do we work against our own survival by going to war with one another? Evolutionary Biologist Mark Pagel explores how humanity will evolve in the future and if we are likely to become a world with one state and one language. This event was recorded as part of Radio 3’s Free Thinking Festival at The Sage Gateshead on Sunday 4th November.

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