Conflict

Luxury Belief Systems and Economic Stagnation: The Recipe for Our Discontent

Luxury Belief Systems and Economic Stagnation: The Recipe for Our Discontent

In his 1950 book Unpopular Essays, Bertrand Russell divides the misfortunes that can befall humanity into two general categories—those inflicted by nature, and those inflicted by other humans. As he points out, for most of human existence a good chunk of our suffering was caused by nature—things like

Andrew Potter
Andrew Potter
Conflict
Quillette Podcast 42 – Yale Professor Nicholas Christakis on What Evolution Can Teach Us About Resolving Conflict

Quillette Podcast 42 – Yale Professor Nicholas Christakis on What Evolution Can Teach Us About Resolving Conflict

Jonathan Kay talks to Nicholas Christakis, Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale, about his new book Blueprint and what evolution can teach us about overcoming conflict.

Quillette
Quillette
Conflict