Jason Crawford, author
The Roots of Progress
Ten thousand years ago, the first humans transitioned from hunting and gathering to agriculture. Today we enjoy planet-wide communication, modern medicine, and goods manufactured by machines. We are launching spaceships into orbit and have begun to modify our own DNA.
Many take all this progress for granted, but progress is more fragile than we think, and a brilliant future for humanity is not guaranteed. We will speak with Jason Crawford about how far humans have come, and discuss the ingredients that have fueled our progress.
Now the world is in turmoil from a worldwide pandemic, authoritarianism is on the rise, geopolitical tensions are increasing, and the economy is in shambles. Many policymakers are skeptical of growth and technological progress. How do we ensure that humanity continues to advance on Earth and beyond?
Don't miss this conversation about a subject which will inspire you to Think Bigger.
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