CIVILIZATION: Recalculating the Price of Progress

The Next Big Idea

By The Next Big Idea Club / Wondery

CIVILIZATION: Recalculating the Price of Progress

Tuesday, 7 July

Cutting-edge science, music and art, powerful technology, plentiful food. It’s no wonder we sing the praises of civilization. But do we really have it so good? Christopher Ryan says it’s time for a rethink. He tells Rufus that people in non-civilized societies tend to be healthier, happier, and more fulfilled. What can we learn from the life we left behind?

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