Wednesday, April 7, 2021
In case you missed this story on 60 Minutes, on Sunday, it is so surprising and so beautiful, with a perfect lesson for today from a story that took place 50 years ago illustrating something good rather than evil is at humanity’s core.
Holly Williams: Why were so many people all around the world surprised and captivated by your telling of the story?
Rutger Bregman: Maybe we needed to hear it? Maybe especially right now, in the midst of a pandemic? People were looking for a story that gave them hope about a different way of living together, that a different society is possible. That it’s not just violence and selfishness and greed within human nature, but that we can build on something different. Maybe that’s why.