Patt Morrison for October 30, 2009

“On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears”

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Monsters

From the Cyclops to the Cyborg, monsters have morphed and evolved throughout history – but why? Do we create monsters because we love to be terrified or are these creations a reflection of how we handle uncertainty, ambiguity and insecurity?

Guest:

Stephen T. Asma, author of “On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears”


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