Joe McLean - Dealing with your crazy uncle

Sat 2:00pm - 2:50pm

Venue: Episcopal


For 35 years in politics it's been my job to figure out why people believe what they do - and then get them to see it my way. Turns out there are deep-seated evolutionary traits that make it almost impossible to reason with your crazy uncle at Thanksgiving. So let's talk about why people believe all the crazy stuff, and why it's so hard to get them to see reason. The latest Nobel Prize-winning research is beginning to tell us: It's what makes us human.