Objects of Love

Objects of Love

We live in a world of objects to which we assign varying degrees of worth, from old newspapers to treasured action figures, family heirlooms and golden idols. What's it all about? Where does this object attachment come from? Tune in to learn more in this classic episode.

Image Caption: Buddhist amulets for sale in the Bangkok amulet market. (Kimberley Coole/Lonley Planet Images/Getty)

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Topics in this Podcast: objects, magical thinking, human behavior