RSA Spotlights – taking you straight to the heart of the event, highlighting our favourite moments and key talking points.
Should the pure, unemotional logic of utilitarianism be brought to bear on charitable giving? Renowned ethicist Peter Singer advances a provocative new theory of ‘effective’ altruism.
In this excerpt from the event 'Can Altruism Be More Effective?', Peter Singer discusses effective altruism, a provocative new movement. He explains how effective altruism is built upon the idea that living a fully ethical life involves doing the "most good you can do."
As the world faces the critical issues of Covid-19, climate emergency and political disquiet, what are the novel democratic approaches we can deploy to tackle these acute and existential challenges?
This animation shines a light on those quirks of our psychology that make it hard to change our (and other people’s!) behaviour. Bestselling author Gretchen Rubin explains the four personality ‘tendencies’ and their respective strengths and weaknesses.