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The first renaissance was about loss of belief in authority. Today, as faith in our institutions declines, Rolf Jensen and Mika Aaltonen FRSAs argue we need a second.
There is currently an explosion of interest in mindfulness, crudely put, the paying of attention to the moment. Mark Leonard argues that simple but powerful mindfulness exercises and broader access to training in the workplace could help us harness the power of our demons for good.
The US election was defined as much by candidates’ perceived ability to empathise as economic policy, argues Mark Honigsbaum.
Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves.
Mark Thriscutt FRSA suggests emphasising personal responsibility to tackle individual and organisational misbehavior.
Renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our ‘divided brain’ has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society.
Emma Worley asks whether lessons in morality can be considered within the curriculum review
Fusing sociology, psychoanalysis and philosophy, Professor Renata Salecl shows that individual choice is rarely based on a simple rational decision with a predictable outcome.
In this RSA Animate, Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings
Clem Henricson FRSA examines the question of what part morality plays in our evolution.