Outsiders by Design

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Season 6, Episode 30

On this week’s episode of Freakonomics Radio: What does it mean to pursue something that everyone else thinks is nuts? And what does it take to succeed?

Plus, Stephen J. Dubner explores why we hurt people when we’ve nothing to gain. In fact, hurting them hurts us, but we do it anyway out of spite. Talk about nuts. To learn more, we find out what medieval nuns and Bo Jackson have in common.

To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “Outsiders by Design” and “What Do Medieval Nuns and Bo Jackson Have in Common.”

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