4 Reasons for Hope in a Changing World
Dr. Perlmutter is joined today by Douglas Abrams, co-author with Jane Goodall to The Book of Hope. Douglas describes finding reasons for hope and happiness in a changing world. Reminding us that even in trying times, there is always a spark of good to be found. And, it is our responsibility as humans to find this within ourselves.
He discusses in depth what the word hope means and 4 ways to find it in life. He also shares Jane Goodall’s insights on humanity’s role in conservation, and how to build a better world for future generations.
Douglas Abrams is the New York Times bestselling co-author of The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World with the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu, the first book in the Global Icons Series. Douglas is also the founder and president of Idea Architects, a literary agency and media development company helping visionaries to create a wiser, healthier, and more just world. He lives in Santa Cruz, California.
- 0:00 Intro
- 1:48 The Book of Hope
- 7:15 What is Hope?
- 16:13 Intellect’s Effect on Hope
- 21:44 Self-Sacrifice and Resilience
- 28:40 Humanity’s Role in Conservation
- 40:27 The Power of Future Generations
- 44:15 The Human Spirit
- 48:15 Conclusion