Robert Cobbold, is a change strategist, philosopher, and public speaker who has delivered transformative educational experiences to over 40,000 students and educators worldwide.
Do you want to know the meaning of life?   For full show notes and links go to:
Humans find great meaning in transcending our physical and mental limitations and tapping into enhanced states of consciousness. When we do so we are expressing an impulse that has been inherent in the evolutionary process from the big bang onwards. From cosmological, to biological, to cultural evolution, the evolutionary process has continually transcended its limitations, breaking free from the determinism of blind laws and mechanisms. But what does that have to do with consciousness? For full show notes go to:
Creativity is one of the enduring mysteries of the universe. How does something more keep coming from something less? From cosmological to biological to cultural evolution the universe appears to be getting more and more creative as it evolves, and human creativity is just the latest expression of that trajectory. Can this explain why humans find creativity meaningful? For full show notes go to:
We’ve been taught that evolution is a cruel and vicious struggle in which only the ruthless survive. But if you look a little more closely, the natural world is teeming with cooperation. Not only that, but from single celled organisms right the way through to human civilisation, the scale of cooperation has been steadily increasing. Can this shed any light on why humans find cooperation meaningful? For full show notes go to:
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Jul 23rd, 1991
City of London, England, United Kingdom
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6 hours, 52 minutes
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