If the heart is a lonely hunter, as Carson McCullers wrote, what does it want? Certainly, one can be as lonely in a relationship as when single, as lonely at a party as when home on the couch. At a time in which social apps used to avoid loneliness often seem to only exploit and compound it, Kinfolk shines a light on one of life’s most concealed emotions and examines how, by identifying loneliness as an inescapable hallmark of human experience, it might just be harnessed for good. https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/41418530/download.mp3 — TwitterFacebookPinterest Related Stories Audio The New Narcissism Should you learn to love thy selfie? Audio A Gendered History of the Muse On women who inspire men. Audio Algorithms: The Ultimate Influencer On the hidden forces that shape your taste. Audio The Economy of Ideas Why is everyone reading Sapiens? Audio What happened to life hacking? On the rise and decline of an internet philosophy. Audio The Great Influencer Scam Breaking down the logic of MLMs.