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The Tortise, the Frog, and the Spider—Or, a case for working together

Casey Caplowe

Radiolab's blog has an amazing little story posted to bring in the New Year about an unexpected crew of animals working together to ride out a mini-flood—and Radiolab does, it's provocatively connected to the exploration of a bigger conversation, that of the innateness of self interest versus altruism... and the likely balance of those within us, rather than the one-sidedness we've come to expect is the case.

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