Science has made us arrogant

Why are we so sure that ancient peoples were superstitious and that at last our science has got the one correct view of th world? What about indigenous peoples whose cultures have lasted far longer than the Enlightenment has inspired modern Western thought?

There are limits to the scientific world-view, and it’s high time that we ate a helping of humble pie, time that we learn what we can from human history and from diverse cultures.

Greg Anderson speaks to a TEDx audience at Ohio State…

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