It´s totally normal that we start wars, think only about ourselves, and don´t trust each other. Or is it?
In this video, Gabor Mate speaks with wisdom and logic about the biggest myth perpetuated by society: that human beings are naturally competitive, violent and selfish.
Instead of focusing on instinct and biology, Mate- a Canadian doctor who specializes in addiction and the link between mind and body- takes a different approach and offers a fresh perspective: let´s talk about basic human needs, he says.
We all crave care, affection, to be part of a group, to be respected and listened to, to give and receive love freely. When these needs are met, says Mate, the results of ´human nature´are very different from what we are told to believe…