This week on Team Human, the conclusion of Douglas’s soul-searching conversation with friend and author Walter Kirn. Together, Kirn and Rushkoff explore how disingenuously promoted concepts such as “creative destruction” are used to replace human civilization with a business plan.
What would it mean to maximize human virtues of compassion or intelligence instead of machine virtues like speed and extraction? Is there a higher power, and do we need one in order to value one another?
Check out Walter Kirn’s latest essay in Harper’s, Apocalypse Always, just out this week!
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Part One of this Conversation:http://teamhuman.fm/episodes/ep-45-walter-kirn/