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- -: Robert Wright: How cooperation (eventually) trumps conflict

April 15, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Author Robert Wright explains "non-zero-sumness," a game-theory term describing how players with linked fortunes tend to cooperate for mutual benefit. This dynamic has guided our biological and cultural evolution, he says -- but our unwillingness to understand one another, as ...

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- -: Authors@Google: Robert Wright

June 30, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

Journalist Robert Wright visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss his book, "The Evolution of God." This event took place on June 8, 2009, as part of the Authors@Google series.

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Steven Pinker: The Myth of Violence

March 1, 2007 (over 10 years ago)

In this thought-provoking talk, Linguist Steven Pinker tells us about the Myth of Violence. He recalls Man's violent past and compares it to the amount of violence we have today. He talks about the possible reasons why man's behavior is such and offers to us a truth that the present is indeed a p...

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Source: TED

Robert Wright: Robert Wright on Optimism

February 1, 2006 (over 11 years ago)

Journalist Robert Wright shares what he thinks is the driving force behind mankind's moral progress.

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Source: TED

Robert Wright: Robert Wright: The Evolution of Compassion

October 1, 2009 (almost 8 years ago)

Journalist Robert Wright gives a brief sketch of the evolutionary theory of compassion, and talks about the good and bad implications of having compassion wired into the human gene.

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Source: TED

Jehane Noujaim: A Global Day of Film

February 1, 2006 (over 11 years ago)

In this talk, Filmmaker Jehane Noujaim presents her wish. A day of film where the whole world watches together in a communal experience. She hopes this will jumpstart the movement that will make people understand each other better and will eventually lead to world peace. The wish was fulfilled a...

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Source: TED

Amy Smith: Amy Smith Shares Simple, Lifesaving Design

February 1, 2006 (over 11 years ago)

Amy Smith shows ingenious designs of tools and low-cost, environmentally-friendly, alternative biofuel that can be used in developing coutries.

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Source: TED

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