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“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work to improve the human condition. Independent Weekly has called the show ‘unexpected’ and ‘diverse’ and notes that the show ‘brings big questions to radio.'

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Aug 1, 2018

On this episode, we travel to the west coast of Scotland through our conversation with cultural anthropologist Mackenzie Cramblit. She describes her remarkable exploration of how people have built a place on the edge of civilization, a place that depends on wildness and rejection for its appeal.