The Evolutionary Quest For Equilibrium

Human beings have a natural desire for what’s known as “homeostasis” – basically, we long for stability and equilibrium. Neuroscientist Antonio Damasio has studied this innate drive, and he joins us to talk about how it connects us to even the earliest living organisms. His new book is called “The Strange Order of Things: Life, Feeling, and the Making of Cultures” (Pantheon).