TED Talk: Optimism

I agree all too often we think of our interactions with others as competition (a zero sum game where other’s loss is our gain). Instead, our fortunes are correlated with others, aka in non-zero sum game, so cooperation is the effective strategy (like Tit For Tat). Because non-zero is becoming more an more the norm, working effectively with others becomes more and more important.

TED:

Robert Wright appeared on Speaking on Faith last weekend. Some Baha’is commented on the similarity between Wright’s views and Baha’u’llah’s teachings. I’d say a few ideas are somewhat similar and little accurate reflects the Baha’i Faith.

  • Reconciliation of science and religion is important. These in balance work

Speaking of Faith:

In the Room with Robert Wright (produced version) from onBeing on Vimeo.

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