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TED Talk - The Long Reach of Reason


Mon 08 / 23 / 2021
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM


Zoom or by phone

Who can attend

Open to all

Limited capacity: Registration Closed


Rebecca Newberger Goldstein - Philosopher and Writer
Steven Pinker - Psychologist


Here's a TED first: an animated Socratic dialog! In a time when irrationality seems to rule both politics and culture, has reasoned thinking finally lost its power? Watch as psychologist Steven Pinker is gradually, brilliantly persuaded by philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein that reason is actually the key driver of human moral progress, even if its effect sometimes takes generations to unfold. The dialog was recorded live at TED, and animated, in incredible, often hilarious, detail by Cognitive.

This is a recurring event hosted by WLLO Village (Westlinn / Lake Oswego) that normally happens each Monday from 1:00 - 2:00. A new topic is talk is offered each week. 
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