Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2012/03/24/Being_Human_Individual__Society__Morals__Culture
Noted psychologist Paul Ekman argues that humans are biased to see threats where they may not exist and have evolved to respond automatically to emotions without awareness.
As we use the tools of science to explore the nature of humanity, we are learning more and more about how our brains function and what motivates our behavior, built-in biases and blind spots.
These fresh insights are interesting scientifically, but they also evoke significant questions about our lived experience. These perspectives challenge our basic assumptions of who we are, both as individuals and as a society.