Sunday, 20 May 2012

An expanding sphere of empathy


Hare's an RSA animation of a speech given by Jeremy Rivkin on trying to expand our sphere of empathy, My only niggle with this is that he doesn't make it clear that Mitochondrial Eve and Y-Chromosome Adam never actually met - M-Eve lived around 100,000 years before Y-Adam.

It reminds me a bit of Steven Pinker's TED talk on a brief history of violence, also well worth watching:

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