Humanity's Love Affair with an Apocalypse


<strong>Apocalyptic Love Affair:</strong> Human beings are in love with the end. Ruined cities fill our dreams, and fears steers our thoughts through landscapes of bones and zombie hordes. In this episode, Robert and Julie examine the cognitive science behind our apocalyptic love affair. <em>Image: From Bruegel the Elder's "The Triumph of Death." (Imagno/Getty Images)</em>

Topics in this Podcast: Humans, apocalypse