Human beings develop patterns of meaning collectively and that is what informs the basis of culture. What can we learn from our culture by comparing it to other cultures that span human history? Jeremy Lent, author of "The Patterning Instinct," describes and interprets the traditional Chinese concept of "ren" and how we can view our current civilizational crisis through the lens of other, more holistic patterns of meaning.
This is an excerpt of episode #73 of Last Born In The Wilderness "Patterns of Meaning: Jeremy Lent on The Patterning Instinct & Overthrowing The Selfish Gene." Listen to full episode: https://goo.gl/Xzs9fZ