#274 The Case for Optimism | Dr. Jonathan Salk

Ten Percent Happier
August 17, 2020
#274 The Case for Optimism | Dr. Jonathan Salk
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris
Transcript

The virus has exploited so many weaknesses of our culture. But having exposed the weaknesses, such as inequities and reckless individualism, could the current crisis lead to a fundamental shift for humankind? That may sound utopian, but our guest today believes it’s genuinely possible. Dr. Jonathan Salk is an adult and child psychiatrist at UCLA. He’s been thinking about the future of the species for about 40 years, starting when he co-authored a book called A New Reality with his father, Dr. Jonas Salk. You might’ve heard of him. He invented the polio vaccine 65 years ago. 

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