Video Friday: Max Tegmark — Humanism in a Cosmic Perspective
Max Tegmark’s keynote speech from the 2014 AHA Conference 2014
I found Max’s presentation here to be inspirational and optimistic. It’s vast far future vision that presents a science based alternative to the notion that humans are unimportant in the scheme of the universe.
[su_quote]We humans have again and again underestimated not only the size of the cosmos—a planet, a solar system, a galaxy, a universe, maybe a hierarchy of parallel universes—but we’ve also repeatedly underestimated the power of the human mind to understand our cosmos. [/su_quote]
See also http://thehumanist.com/features/interviews/cosmic-quest-an-interview-with-physicist-max-tegmark and http://thehumanist.com/features/interviews/cosmic-quest-an-interview-with-physicist-max-tegmark-2