That was Jon Stewart asking Jane Goodall about her remarkable equanimity and balance in the face of extremism – from animal rights activists criticizing her birthday cake in this instance. It is remarkable that the person who has inspired so many to care about animals, dedicating her life to understanding chimpanzees and to wildlife conservation, herself remains so down-to-earth and rational about it all. What a beacon of sensibility in an irrational and increasingly extremist world!
Here’s the entire interview:
|The Daily Show With Jon Stewart||Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c|