A molecular-biologist-turned-Buddhist-monk says altruism is the answer to many of the world's most pressing challenges. Can concern for others help solve wealth inequality, climate change and world hunger?
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
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- Lisa Gourley mother of son, Colin, who won a malpractice award related to disabilities acquired at birth
- Larry Smarr president of the Physician Insurers' Association of America
- Joanne Doroshow executive director of the Center for Justice and Democracy
- William Brody president of Johns Hopkins University
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