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ML XX – Day 2

Session 3 “What are the recent most important findings from economic research which help us to understand how cooperation, how decision-making and prosocial behavior work?” This is how Gert Scobel of 3sat opened the introduction to Session 3 on Day 2. Lord Richard Layard of the London School of Economics, after discussing different situations where […]

ML XX – Day 1

After watching a great first day, I have taken some notes to share with the rest of you out there – enjoy! Session 1 Introductory remarks by Adam Engle, CEO and co-founder of the Mind & Life Institute, kicked off ML XX: Altruism and Compassion in Economics Systems. Rektor Andreas Fischer – the President of […]

ML XX: Ready for Day 1

After an intense day of discussion, the participants of Mind & Life XX: Altruism and Compassion in Economic Systems are ready for the opening of the conference tomorrow.  After so many months of preparation, the day has come to share with His Holiness and the audience the research and ideas that have been percolating.  We […]

Mind & Life XX – Live from Switzerland

Hey all,  I know it’s been a long time, but ML XX: Altruism and Compassion in Economics begins tomorrow here in Zurich, Switzerland.  All the participants have arrived.  Some are Mind and Life veterans, including Richie Davidson, Matthieu Ricard, Roshi Joan Halifax and John Dunne; others are all new to our dialogues – Joan Silk, […]

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The New Mind and Life Blog

Welcome to our new events blog. This site will provide up to date information regarding the Dharamsala event,  as well as future events. Please check back for contributions, articles, and videos from this and other conferences.