21st century enlightenment


Matthew Taylor explores the meaning of 21st century enlightenment, how the idea might help us meet the challenges we face today, and the role that can be played by organisations such as the RSA. View Matthew Taylor’s lecture at the RSA

Notes and keywords from the talk:
Cultural psychotherapy, thinking differently, powerful new insights into human nature. We are very very bad at predicting what will make us happy and we are even bad at describing what made us happy in the past. Fostering empathetic capacity is just as important to achieving a world of citizens at peace with each other and themselves. What is progress?

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