Forgiving Humanity: An Evolutionary Call for Collective Self-Love

Jeff Salzman Free, Perspectives, The Daily Evolver, Video, World Affairs

People often call me an optimist, a term I’ve never felt quite comfortable with. Is it optimistic to notice that humanity – and humans – fight our way forward? Is it optimistic to see that the catastrophes of history, while dwindling, are far from over?

I prefer the term evolutionary, someone who sees how the upward draft of Eros creates beauty through means that are often not pretty, and that it is animating everything, for worse then better, including us.

In this episode, I make the case that humanity is not fallen but rising, and that what matters more than our sinful nature is our basic goodness and the goodness of a kosmos that has destined us to grow.

Stay tuned for more episodes of The Daily Evolver, only on Integral Live.

Previous  Episodes  of  The Daily Evolver
Judge Judy: Evolution’s Warrior

Judge Judy: Evolution’s Warrior

Free Perspectives The Daily Evolver Video World Affairs
Now in its 23rd year, Judge Judy attracts 10 million viewers a day who are eager to watch the 76-year-old grandmother transform into a Valkyrie for Justice, laying waste to the mendacities of cheating lovers, thieving landlords, lying teenagers, and meddling mothers-in-law.
Watch Now
+View All

Upcoming broadcasts

Stay tuned for new LIVE episodes of The Daily Evolver on Integral Live, every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 PM MST (12 PM EST, 3 PM EST)

01feb3:00 pm4:00 pmWitt & WisdomLive with Dr. Keith Witt

11feb1:00 pm2:00 pmInhabitLive with Ryan Oelke and Corey deVos

29feb3:00 pm3:00 pmIntegral Justice WarriorLive with Diane Musho Hamilton

 WATCH ON INTEGRAL LIVE
Jeff Salzman

About Jeff Salzman

Jeff Salzman worked with Ken Wilber for several years in building the Integral Institute. He is a co-founder of Boulder Integral, the first bricks-and-mortar venue dedicated to the development of integral consciousness. These days Jeff provides integrally-inspired commentary on politics and culture on Integral Life and The Daily Evolver.