Sunday, September 27, 2009

Radio West: Muses, Madmen and Prophets

Muses, Madmen and Prophets
Doug Fabrizio
Radio West

For much of history, those who heard voices were thought of as having a connection to the supernatural world: Socrates, Moses & Joan of Arc. People still hear voices today, but now it's explained as a trick of the human psyche or as a disease. After his own father struggled with voices, the journalist Daniel Smith set-out to understand the phenomenon. Smith joined Doug to talk about the history, the science and the meaning of auditory hallucinations.

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