Robert Wright

Progress is not a zero-sum game

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Filmed Jan 2006 at TED2006
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Author Robert Wright explains "non-zero-sumness" — the network of linked fortunes and cooperation that has guided our evolution to this point — and how we can use it to help save humanity today.

Robert Wright
/ Journalist, philosopher

The best-selling author of "Nonzero," "The Moral Animal" and "The Evolution of God," Robert Wright draws on his wide-ranging knowledge of science, religion, psychology, history and politics to figure out what makes humanity tick — and what makes us moral.  Full bio.

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