Friday, 11 February 2011

RSA Animate - First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

Here are some interesting thinkers that attempt to communicate some complex ideas that are fascinating.

In this short RSA Animate, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek investigates the surprising ethical implications of charitable giving.

The 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.

This animation may shed light of Tunisia and Egypt and our understanding of new technology and the possibilities beyond revolt and into a greater understanding of ourselves through art and global connection - The Empathic Civilisation:

Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society.

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