How does life today differ from pre-agricultural times? Was Jean Jacques Rousseau really the author of the noble savage idea? Are we a culture that spends billions to attempt to prolong life, unnecessarily? We’re joined by special guest Richard Berry to discuss some of Christopher Ryan’s mind-bending book Civilized to Death.
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50: Civilized to Death?
Civilization's Effect on Humans & The Myth of the Noble Savage
Aug 27, 2022
The Rethinking Humanity Podcast dives into social philosopher Eric Fromm’s writings on society and culture from the 1950s and reveals their relevance to the current day. It connects modern writers and thinkers ideas to those of Fromm.