From the Vault: Jump Into The Void

Tourist photo of two women standing at the edge of the Grand Canyon in the early 20th century. Jonathan Kirn/Corbis via Getty Images

Ever wrestle with the illogical quasi-compulsion to throw yourself off a cliff or building? Don’t worry! You’re probably not suicidal, but merely touched by the 'call of the void' or 'high place phenomenon.' In this episode of the Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast, Robert Lamb and Christian Sager explore some of the more enlightening theories about this experience.(Originally published Feb. 9, 2017)

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Topics in this Podcast: death, human experience, From the Vault