Weighing the Good and Bad at Christmastime

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NPR's Robert Krulwich discusses the calculus of good and evil with Kevin Kelly, the founding editor of Wired magazine. Kelly theorizes that the things that give us hope for the world outweigh — just slightly — the sources of despair. And since it is Christmas, we're inclined to believe it.



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