No comment yet, since I haven’t read it. Hope to get to it.
Yeah interesting guy, I’ve listened him speak before, but don’t know much about him. After this interview, I wish I knew a few like him. Now that I’m pretty well finished with Buddha Science, I just might have to cue up that book next. Thanks for the tip.
Ironically, at 36:33 he points out that Buddha’s Four Noble Truths outline the reality of evolution. I like the way he framed it.
Apr 25, 2021 - The Weekend University
Get early access to our latest psychology lectures: http://bit.ly/new-talks5 Get a copy of Atlas Hugged: https://atlashugged.world/ David Sloan Wilson is one of the world’s foremost evolutionary thinkers and a gifted communicator about evolution to the general public. He is a SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University in New York.
In addition to his teaching and research work, David is President of Prosocial World – an organisation which aims to catalyze positive cultural change to consciously evolve who we are, how we connect with each other, and how we interact with the planet.
He is passionate about making evolutionary science more accessible to a wider audience, and in 2019, he was invited to speak with the Dalai Lama about his work. David is the author of several books on evolutionary theory, including: “This View of Life”, “Evolution for Everyone”, “Darwin’s Cathedral”, “Does Altruism Exist?”, and the co-author of “Prosocial”, along with Paul Atkins and Steven Hayes.
In this conversation, we discuss some of the key insights and themes from David’s first novel: Atlas Hugged. …