Even geniuses change their minds sometimes.Edge (www.edge.org), 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 are brilliant, eye-opening, fascinating, sometimes shocking, and certain to kick-start countless passionate debates.Steven Pinker on the future of human evolution GÇó Richard Dawkins on the mysteries of courtship GÇó SAM HARRIS on the indifference of Mother Nature GÇó Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the irrelevance of probability GÇó Chris Anderson on the reality of global warming GÇó Alan Alda on the existence of God GÇó Ray Kurzweil on the possibility of extraterrestrial life GÇó Brian Eno on what it means to be a "revolutionary" GÇó Helen Fisher on love, fidelity, and the viability of marriage GÇó Irene Pepperberg on learning from parrots . . . and many others.
What Have You Changed Your Mind About?: Today's Leading Minds Rethink Everything