The Ascent Of Man

Remember Jacob Bronowski and The Ascent Of Man?  That TV series, what, thirty years ago, covering the entire history of humanity from origins to the present.

At the end of the series, Bronowski was standing in Auschwitz where his entire extended family was killed, and he kneeled down and picked up some dust from the ground and let the wind blow it away through his fingers.  And he looked around at Auschwitz, and said, “Whenever anyone is absolutely convinced of anything, this is always the result.”



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Year 1935. Interests: Contemporary society problems, quality of life, happiness, understanding and changing ourselves - everything based on scientific evidence.
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