The Social Animal

Humorist talk about an important topic which is in short: why did we loose contact between reason and emotion? Emotions are the foundation of reason, one of the many recognizable points taken in this excellent talk. Take some time to watch this.

apping into the findings of his latest book, NYTimes columnist David Brooks unpacks new insights into human nature from the cognitive sciences — insights with massive implications for economics and politics as well as our own self-knowledge. In a talk full of humor, he shows how you can’t hope to understand humans as separate individuals making choices based on their conscious awareness.