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Will You Be a Good Ancestor? A Guide to Long-Term Thinking in Our Short-Term World

Roman Krznaric

58 mins watch time

Posted August 2020

Culture

The greatest challenge facing humankind is not climate change or terrorism; it is our inability to think ahead and see the bigger picture. Britain’s leading public philosopher, Roman Krznaric, is here to guide us through this age of frenetic short-termism. By exploring everything from the history of London’s sewers to the latest neuroscience research, Krznaric argues that we have an inbuilt capacity to think long term and become better ancestors to future generations.