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TEDTalks : Robert Wright - How Cooperation (Eventually) Trumps Conflict

Author: Robert Wright; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); TED Conferences LLC.; Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert Wright thinks the crises the human species is now facing are moral in nature, and that our salvation lies in the intelligent pursuit of self-interest. In this TEDTalk, Wright explains "non-zero-sumness"--The network of linked fortunes and cooperation that has guided human evolution to this point - and how we can use it to our mutual benefit. He is the author of Nonzero, The Moral Animal, and The Evolution of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Educational films
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Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Wright; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); TED Conferences LLC.; Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 792926919
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 28, 2012.
Target Audience: 6 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (19 min.) : sound, color, digital file
Contents: Introduction to Global Social Apocalypse (3:22) --
Wright's 'Non-Zero-Sumness' (2:55) --
Moral History (2:27) --
Capitalism as Moral Force (2:06) --
Growing Lethality of Hatred (2:08) --
Correlation of Fortunes (2:58) --
Intelligent Pursuit of Self-Interest (2:55) --
TEDTalks: Robert Wright --
How Cooperation (Eventually) Trumps Conflict: Credits (0:03).
Other Titles: How Cooperation (Eventually) Trumps Conflict
Films on Demand.
Responsibility: TED Conferences LLC.

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Robert Wright thinks the crises the human species is now facing are moral in nature, and that our salvation lies in the intelligent pursuit of self-interest. In this TEDTalk, Wright explains "non-zero-sumness"--The network of linked fortunes and cooperation that has guided human evolution to this point - and how we can use it to our mutual benefit. He is the author of Nonzero, The Moral Animal, and The Evolution of God.

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