why are the most socially attuned people on earth completely dehumanised when they think about policy?
March 17, 2011
People learn from people they love…why are the most socially attuned people on earth completely dehumanised when they think about policy?
Tapping into the findings of his latest book, NYTimes columnist David Brooks unpacks new insights into human nature from the cognitive sciences — insights with massive implications for economics and politics as well as our own self-knowledge. In a talk full of humor, he shows how you can’t hope to understand humans as separate individuals making choices based on their conscious awareness.
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You might enjoy this video on the Empathic Civilization – Rifkin is always a head of the curve, remember reading about 10 years ago… anyway his new book is long but the cartoon is just right http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7AWnfFRc7g
Thanks Cathy – I’ll watch that later…