468,549 views | Bence Nanay • TED-Ed
The "End of History" Illusion
Time and time again, we've failed to predict that the technologies of the present will change the future. Recently, a similar pattern was discovered in our individual lives: we're unable to predict change in ourselves. But is there anything wrong with assuming that who we are now is who we will continue to be? Bence Nanay details the consequences of seeing ourselves as finished products. [TED-Ed Animation by Stretch Films Inc].