The Human Journey is the story of the human mind, how it developed, the world it made, and the problems it solved. The future depends on what we learn of the past… Read more

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Avenues to Explore

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Equal Inheritance

The erotic and peaceable bonobo might offer a fresh way of thinking about our true ancestry.

The Rocky Road to a Sustainable Future

Climate Change

We started it and we can stop it. What stands in the way of our collective will to change course?

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Debt, Trust and Money

We all think we know about money. But do we understand what money actually is, and what it represents?

Mosaic of Alexander the Great

The Journey of Greek Ideas

Classical Greek ideas and culture are considered the foundation of Western civilization, but the journey from Athens to the Renaissance was more complex than is traditionally understood.

babies crying together

Who’s Like Me?

We are born with the ability to judge who is “like me” and who isn’t – so is racism innate? The answer may surprise you.

Moral dilemma from Joshua Green

Emotion or Reason?

You see an oncoming trolley about to strike and kill five workers. The only way to save them is to push another person onto the tracks to stop the trolley. Would you do it?

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Stories and Storytelling

Stories work with people, for people, and always stories work on people, affecting what people are able to see as real, as possible, and as worth doing or best avoided. What is it about stories—what are their particularities—that enables them to work as they do?Read more

From The Human Journey Blog: Out on a Limb: The Danger of our Innate Shortsightedness

We evolved to pay less attention to the slow moving dangers that threaten our world. Luckily there are ways to overcome this handicap and be more in tune with the bigger picture.Read more