The Empathic Civilisation - Jeremy Rifkin

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.

RSA Animate - May 6, 2010
 

From a talk based on his book, Rifkin argues that as communication technology has advanced, it has created the opportunity for empathy with a greater number of people. A thought-provoking idea, presented by the RSA animate people in a fun and watchable format. To download a transcript of the video, vist RSA.

"So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world." 
 - Immanuel Kant [The Categorical Imperative]

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