The Next Big Idea
The Next Big Idea
Aug 18, 2020
HUMANKIND: Finding Hope in Human History
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Our society is built on the assumption that we’re all a broken stoplight away from reverting to our animal selves. It’s what we’ve come to call “realism.” Historian Rutger Bregman thinks that kind of realism is, well, unrealistic. And not because we can learn to be better, but because deep down, we already are.

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