it's the humanity with which we see ourselves that places societies along
the historic spectrum of life and death. progress is about the rate at
which the slope of life changes; not the line of life itself.
Here's a TED first: an animated Socratic dialog! In a time when irrationality seems to rule both politics and culture, has reasoned thinking finally lost its power? Watch as psychologist Steven Pinker is gradually, brilliantly persuaded by philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein that reason is actually the key driver of human moral progress, even if its effect sometimes takes generations to unfold. The dialog was recorded live at TED, and animate...
Such an extensive report. Thanks for sharing +Mandy Poon! The following really stood out for me: "Many companies say they try to regulate recruiters’ behavior to mitigate abuses, though interviews with the 60 factory workers show what happens when principles collide with business needs: Even companies with strict human-rights policies can create conditions that worsen the exploitation of migrant workers."
An eye opening article of what some people must go through in order to secure employment, where there is a risk of exploitation and abuse.