The Invisible Hand: Empathy (VIDEO)

Via on Sep 27, 2010

Let’s rethink human nature.

A fascinating TEDtalks video: Bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways it has shaped human development and society.

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3 Responses to “The Invisible Hand: Empathy (VIDEO)”

  1. To me, watching/listening to this video was like mind yoga. Glad you liked it, Allie :)

  2. Great video, but not a very new idea!

    …the wise
    are free of attachments, and act
    for the well-being of the whole world. (Bhagavad Gita 3.25)

    Mature in yoga, impartial
    everywhere that he looks,
    he sees himself in all beings
    and all beings in himself. (BG 6.29)

    When he sees all beings as equal
    in suffering or in joy
    because they are like himself,
    that man has grown perfect in yoga. (BG 6.32)

    Bob W.
    Gita in a Nutshell

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