David Rand

Yale University

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David Rand on KCRW

When To the Point went on the air in the year 2000, the Y2K scare had turned out to be "fake news." The big story was the disputed presidential election.

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"Heroism" is another name for "extreme altruism," which social scientists have a hard time explaining.

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"Heroism" is another name for "extreme altruism," which social scientists have a hard time explaining.

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