Matthieu Ricard: How to let altruism be your guide

A fascinating TED talk (with some humour) by Matthieu Ricard on altruism and the future of mankind and our planet.

What is altruism? Put simply, it’s the wish that other people may be happy. And, says Matthieu Ricard, a happiness researcher and a Buddhist monk, altruism is also a great lens for making decisions, both for the short and long term, in work and in life.

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