A fascinating and far reaching conversation with the brilliant Dutch author Rutger Bregman on the nature of our species and what we can do in the now to create a better future. This one goes really deep and in some beautiful directions. Rutger is truly one of the great thinkers in the world today.

Rutger Bregman is a historian and author. He has published five books on history, philosophy, and economics.

His books Humankind and Utopia for Realists were both New York Times Bestsellers and have been translated in more than 40 languages. Bregman has twice been nominated for the prestigious European Press Prize for his work at The Correspondent. He lives in Holland.

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