The hard copy of Jeremy Rifkin’s The Empathic Civilisation is 688 pages long.

In this season of good will to all men (and women!)  I was happy to find a lively digested version of the main themes of this important, but heavy, tome via an animated TED talk courtesy of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) :

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If you have more time on your hands over this festive season (51 minutes to be precise) you can watch Rifkin’s original lecture here.

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