Basque Americans, Art of War, Psychology of Smell
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 290
- Nov 4, 2019 9:00 pm
- 1:41:09 mins
Being Basque-American Guest: Anne-Marie Chiramberro, blogger, Hella Basque Learning about other people and their different ways of life allows us to better cultivate goodness in our world. There may be as many as 100,000 people in America who claim Basque descent. A Muslim Hero in the West Guest: Jonathon Phillips, Professor, History of the Crusades, Royal Hollaway University of London, and author, "The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin" The greatest Arab history in history, the Sultan Saladin conquered the crusaders at Jerusalem, but before long he was also seen as a hero in Christian lands. Who was this man? All Warfare Is Based on Deception Guest: Michael Nylan, Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley The "Art of War" is a seminal work that has influenced great generals for generations. Leaders who've ignored its advice have seen disastrous results. The Power of Scent (originally aired July 31, 2019) Guest: Rachel Herz, author, "The Scent of Desire: Discovering our Enigmatic Sense of Smell" Smell might be perhaps your least appreciated sense, but your nose gives you really important information, including a good genetic mate for you. And no two noses are alike!