Ted Talk: Robert Wright: The evolution of compassion

Robert Wright uses evolutionary biology and game theory to explain why we appreciate the Golden Rule (“Do unto others…”), why we sometimes ignore it and why there’s hope that, in the near future, we might all have the compassion to follow it.

Suggested Reading

Evolution of Empathy

Two Hundred Verses about Compassionate Living in the Quran

A Message of Compassion and Love from the Holy Bible

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Islam!

Abou Ben Adhem, A Compassionate Man

 

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