In Praise of Maintenance

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Season 6, Episode 19

On this week’s episode of Freakonomics Radio: Our society is obsessed with innovation, which has a pretty high cost.

Stephen J. Dubner got obsessed with the notion of maintenance, and talks about why it isn’t the enemy of innovation, but rather the saving grace of American infrastructure.

Speaking of things that need taking care of, have you ever considered how much your soul is worth? We’re asking for a Freakonomics Radio listener who’s looking to buy.

To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “In Praise of Maintenance” and “Soul Possession.

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