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Does History Have A Purpose?
Aired 12/13/2001

Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg talks with author Robert Wright about his recently published “Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny.” Many have argued that Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution suggests human history is aimless. However, in his new book, Wright examines the world, past, present, and future, through the lens of sociobiology and evolutionary psychology. He concludes that evolution does indeed reveal a direction to our history. Does that direction suggest there is purpose and meaning in the universe? Does it prove the existence of God?
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  Robert Wright
    author of The Moral Animal: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology

Originally Aired: 3/30/2000

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