Episode 69: Heroic Imagination & Heroic Delusion

Ari and Matt and joined by series regular, Andre, the Rogue Priest to discuss the difference between seeing yourself as the hero for selfish reasons and doing so for the good of others.

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Episode 68: Villains on TV & Fallen Heroes

Ari and Matt discuss the way we assign the title of hero and how quickly that can disappear. Also, why is there a fascination for TV series with bad main characters such as Breaking Bad and House of Cards?

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Hero Report Episode 67: Elizabeth Svoboda

Ari and Matt are joined by Elizabeth Svoboda, author of “What Makes a Hero?: The Surprising Science of Selflessness”. They discuss the heroism of volunteer firefighters in Australia and protesters in Ukraine.

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Episode 66: The Hero Report in 2014

Ari and Matt are back for 2014 to talk heroism in the news, research on heroic action, and anything remotely resembling heroism. Let us know your questions and comments.

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Episode 65: Return of the Hero Report

Ari and Matt return after a hiatus to discuss news items from the last month, such as Kristopher Oswald’s Walmart heroism and the bullying by NFL player, Richie Incognito. They also cover the upcoming Hero Round Table conference.

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