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Tom Wolfe discusses neuroscience and its view that there is no such thing as identity--a powerful computer might be able to predict human behavior. He speculates on the coming of a vast psychological depression. Margaret Atwood talks about the coming threat to identity by cloning and genetic experimentation The Irish writer John Banville rails that identity does not exist.

Guests:
Tom Wolfe, author, 'I Am Charlotte Simmons'
Margaret Atwood, author, @MargaretAtwood
John Banville, novelist

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Michael Silverblatt

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