From: TED Talks Daily - Wednesday Dec 22, 2021 01:07 pm
How to escape the cynicism trap
A refreshingly hopeful talk

TODAY'S TED TALK

How to escape the cynicism trap

12:45 minutes · TEDMonterey

Some days, it's hard to be optimistic. But cynicism -- the idea that people are inherently selfish, greedy and dishonest -- is making humanity lonelier and more divided, says psychologist Jamil Zaki. Presenting fascinating research on cooperation, empathy and trust, Zaki makes the scientific case for optimism and shows us how to break out of the cynicism trap.

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