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Humanity's Path to a Flourishing Future

Humanity's Path to a Flourishing Future

May 16, 2019-- "I discovered that what makes humans unique is that we--to a greater extent than any other species--have what I call a 'patterning instinct:' we are driven to pattern meaning into our world. That drive is what led humans to develop language, myth, and culture. It enabled us to invent tools and develop science, giving us tremendous benefits but also putting us on a collision course with the natural world." Jeremy Lent, author of "The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity's Search for Meaning" shares more. (3510 reads)


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