EI Weekly Listen — the dark side to loving a group by Harvey Whitehouse

Acts of extreme self-sacrifice – such as suicide bombing – are not aberrations. They tell us something about our deepest instincts for group loyalty. Read by Leighton Pugh.
Asaro mud men from Goroka
Asaro mud men from Goroka walk to the annual sing-sing cultural festival in Mount Hagen in 2004. Over 70 tribes put aside their ethnic tensions to come together once a year in the remote frontier town to celebrate the cultural diversity of Papua New Guinea. Credit: TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP via Getty Images
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