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Radio Browser is the podcast of TheBrowser.com, the world's most admired daily newsletter. Every day, the Browser recommends five outstanding pieces of writing to surprise and delight.

Radio Browser is hosted by Nontsi Mapoma and Lindelani Mbatha, and produced by Nontsi Mapoma

Feb 9, 2019

"We are human, not because of what makes human, we are human because we are. We recognize other humans." 

Professor Sang-Hee Lee is an explorer, of sorts. She's a biological anthropologist at the University of California, where she specializes in advancing our knowledge of human evolution. She trained in Korea, the US, and Japan, and is a professor of anthropology at the University of California.

This conversation is based on Lee's piece in Anthropology News - which featured in The Browser

"Our loneliness drives us to be narcissistic. Isn’t that the most widely accepted argument that we are fundamentally alone?"