26 February 2013

Matthew Taylor: 21st century enlightenment

Science has helped us to realize that we are bad at guessing what will make us happy in the future, bad at knowing what made us happy in the past and, in general, bad at guessing how the world works. Taylor argues that modern enlightenment needs to focus more on fostering emphatic capacity and less on pursuing progress for the sake of progress.

RSA Animate - 21st century enlightenment
Matthew Taylor - 21st century enlightenment (RSA)

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