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(2019) The Next Lost Civilization | A Documentary by David Al-Badri (2019) The Next Lost Civilization | A Documentary by David Al-Badri

Let’s make a few things clear Our recorded history spends roughly six thousand five hundred years before it enters obscurity From there. We can only make general assumptions based on relatively flimsy evidence Most of the time these assumptions are made to fit within the established paradigm Pre-existing notions of the development of human beings…

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How civilization could destroy itself — and 4 ways we could prevent it | Nick Bostrom How civilization could destroy itself — and 4 ways we could prevent it | Nick Bostrom

Chris Anderson: Nick Bostrom. So, you have already given us so many crazy ideas out there. I think a couple of decades ago, you made the case that we might all be living in a simulation, or perhaps probably were. More recently, you’ve painted the most vivid examples of how artificial general intelligence could go…

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Is John McCain Right About Civilization Unraveling? Is John McCain Right About Civilization Unraveling?

FOR A LONG TIME ON THE YOUNG TURKS I’VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT WHAT I CALL THE GREAT UNRAVELING, THAT’S THE TERM I’VE BEEN USING. I WAS WORRIED THE FINANCIAL MARKETS WOULD AT SOME POINT COLLAPSE BECAUSE THEY INCENTIVIZED TOO MUCH RISK-TAKING, WE’VE GOT A HOUSE OF CARDS IN TERMS OF THE ECONOMY AND THAT SYSTEMIC…

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Our Existence and Our Story – Evolution of Civilization: Part I – Enlightened Society Podcast Our Existence and Our Story – Evolution of Civilization: Part I – Enlightened Society Podcast

evolution of Civilization part 1 our existence in our story Welcome to a new series called evolution of civilization This history series is designed to introduce profound topics that shaped our lives in our civilization It’s an overview of topics without getting lost in too many details or academic debates The hope is that you…

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War and Civilization: Crash Course World History 205 War and Civilization: Crash Course World History 205

Hi I’m John Green; this is Crash Course World History, and today, we’re going to talk — for the absolute last time, I promise — about war. Well, it’s not the last time we’re going to talk about war because we’re gonna talk about the 20th century later, pretty much defined by war, but it’s…

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Civilization and Its Discontents – Sigmund Freud Civilization and Its Discontents – Sigmund Freud

Hey, what’s up guys. This is Anthony from Book Success. We are in freezy, ice-cold Boston, Massachussets right now But anyway, I’m going to talk about this book here: Civilization and Its Discontents by Sigmund Freud. And, this is really a book I wanted to talk about for a very, very long time Because it…

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Slavoj Žižek on Political Correctness: Why “Tolerance” Is Patronizing Slavoj Žižek on Political Correctness: Why “Tolerance” Is Patronizing

I know that there is a lot of sexual harassment, racism and so on in our lives and I don’t doubt that the majority of people who promote political correctness mean it sincerely. I’m not saying that. I’m not saying in the way of right wing paranoia that they are evil people who want to…

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Why Is This Tribe So Far From Civilization So Healthy Why Is This Tribe So Far From Civilization So Healthy

This video was made possible by WIX. If you are ready to create a website, head over to wix.com/go/infographics to try out one of their premium plans right now. Non-state, or stateless societies were the norm in the past, and then with the rise of agricultural practices we got together and formed societies and started…

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Universal Basic Income, Automation, Patriotism, Nationalism – Speedrunner Ramblings #91 Universal Basic Income, Automation, Patriotism, Nationalism – Speedrunner Ramblings #91

Topic 1: Some commentary about universal basic income. I cannot imagine the world is at a– situation currently, where you’d ever have a– universal basic income, past Congress. I’m not necessarily against it but, what happens to people who– because obviously, you’d be removing Social Services and putting in its place universal basic income, to…

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How inequality in the UK is mapped: from the Victorian era to the 2019 election   | FT How inequality in the UK is mapped: from the Victorian era to the 2019 election | FT

So Alasdair, we’re talking maps today, and we’re also talking inequality which is a big word in the election manifestos this year. But in fact, when we talk about mapping inequality that’s not a new thing. It’s been done before. So who was the first to do it? Well, the first person really to do…

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