Orwell and Goode: How Time Preferences Make or Break Civilization, on Red Ice TV

A very good interview with Orwell and Goode about the perception of time among our contemporaries. While our ancestors valued the sacrifices made for the sake of future generations, today’s citizens of this modern world tend to value the «here and now» at the detriment of the future. In other terms, modern men and women tend to do what suits best for them immediately, regardless of any negative consequences that it might bring for future generations.

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