What Have You Changed Your Mind About?

Today's Leading Minds Rethink Everything

May, 2014

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Edge (, the influential online intellectual salon, recently asked 150 high-powered thinkers to discuss their most telling missteps and reconsiderations: What have you changed your mind about? The answers were brilliant, eye-opening, fascinating, sometimes shocking, and certain to kick-start countless passionate debates. Read Steven Pinker on the future of human evolution

  • Richard Dawkins on the mysteries of courtship.
  • Sam Harris on the indifference of Mother Nature.
  • Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the irrelevance of probability.
  • Chris Anderson on the reality of global warming.
  • Alan Alda on the existence of God.
  • Lisa Randall on the secrets of the Sun.
  • Ray Kurzweil on the possibility of extraterrestrial life.
  • Brian Eno on what it means to be a “revolutionary”.
  • Helen Fisher on love, fidelity, and the viability of marriage.
  • Irene Pepperberg on learning from parrots. . . and many others.