Rutger Bregman on Human Kindness in a Frightened World with Helen Lewis

from  Intelligence Squared

Aug 28, 2020

 

Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared------Human beings, we’re taught, are by nature selfish and governed by self-interest. From Hobbes’ theory about the state of nature to Richard Dawkins’ ‘selfish gene’, the roots of this belief are deeply ingrained in Western thought.But historian Rutger Bregman believes we have got human nature wrong – and that deep down we are all pretty decent. On August 3 Bregman came to the Intelligence Squared to persuade us that it is re...more

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