Principal Voices: Jeremy Rifkin
The internationally renowned economist, social critic and author lends his expertise on the environment and energy to world leaders.
In this talk from RSA Animate, bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways it has shaped human development and society.
And here’s what I would say to all the young people out there, you got a whole internet generation out there that’s listening to what I have to say and this makes common sense to them. They grew up empowered, Diane, with the idea that they should be able to create their own information, share it online with millions of people around the world. What they need to do now is engage themselves in the political life of the country and say, we now want to take this internet consciousness and we now wanna create our own energy, make it green, share it across commons, across the United States, create a sustainable society in the 21st century.