Oct 8, 2022 • 58M

“The Evolution of Beauty” with Eric Walberg and Josh Mitteldorf

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Exploring the most important issues the mainstream won't touch.

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Should Darwin’s thesis be rewritten as “the survival of the most gorgeous”? That’s the takeaway from Richard Prum’s The evolution of beauty: How Darwin’s forgotten theory of mate choice shapes the animal world — and us (2017) according to Eric Walberg’s new review. Joining Eric to discuss Prum’s book is anti-aging scientist and evolutionary theorist Josh Mitteldorf.