Free downloads

You can download PDFs of several chapters of my book “We need to talk about this” for free, by right-clicking on the link and then choosing the download option (or “save link as”). These are the versions of 30 March 2018. If you purchase the entire book, whether the paperback or the ebook, that will be the version of 8 July 2018 (or later).

Chapter 5. Technological mistakes

Chapter 6. Lives not worth living

Chapter 7. Guideline for eugenics

Chapter 8. Euthanasia

Chapter 9. Past and present lessons

And below is a list of related videos that are worth watching.

Anholt, Simon. Which country does the most good for the world?
https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_anholt_which_country_does_the_most_good_for_the_world

Bohorquez, Diego. How does our gut talk to our brain?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utFG8GEvmfg

Bregman, Rutger. Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash.
https://www.ted.com/talks/rutger_bregman_poverty_isn_t_a_lack_of_character_it_s_a_lack_of_cash

Cohen, Glenn. Are There Non-human Persons? Are There Non-person Humans?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Z8MMS0Su4o

Doudna, Jennifer. We can now edit our DNA but let’s do it wisely.
https://www.ted.com/talks/jennifer_doudna_we_can_now_edit_our_dna_but_let_s_do_it_wisely

Enriquez, Juan. We can reprogram life. How to do it wisely.
https://www.ted.com/talks/juan_enriquez_we_can_reprogram_life_how_to_do_it_wisely

Fallon, James. The Moth: Confessions of a Pro-Social Psychopath.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzqn6Z_Iss0

Feldman-Barrett, Lisa You aren’t at the mercy of your emotions — your brain creates them.
https://www.ted.com/talks/lisa_feldman_barrett_you_aren_t_at_the_mercy_of_your_emotions_your_brain_creates_them

Generous, Alix. How I learned to communicate my inner life with Asperger’s.
http://www.ted.com/talks/alix_generous_how_i_learned_to_communicate_my_inner_life_with_asperger_s

Grandin, Temple. The world needs all kinds of minds.
http://www.ted.com/talks/temple_grandin_the_world_needs_all_kinds_of_minds

Jegede, Faith. What I’ve learned from my autistic brothers.
http://www.ted.com/talks/faith_jegede_what_i_ve_learned_from_my_autistic_brothers

Jorgenson, Ellen. What you need to know about CRISPR.
https://www.ted.com/talks/ellen_jorgensen_what_you_need_to_know_about_crispr

Kahn, Jennifer. Gene editing can now change an entire species forever.
https://www.ted.com/talks/jennifer_kahn_gene_editing_can_now_change_an_entire_species_forever

King, Rosie. How autism freed me to be myself.
http://www.ted.com/talks/rosie_king_how_autism_freed_me_to_be_myself

Knoepfler, Paul. The ethical dilemma of designer babies.
https://www.ted.com/talks/paul_knoepfler_the_ethical_dilemma_of_designer_babies

Lanier, Heather. “Good” and “bad” are incomplete stories we tell ourselves
https://www.ted.com/talks/heather_lanier_good_and_bad_are_incomplete_stories_we_tell_ourselves

Marsh, Abigail. Why some people are more altruistic than others.
https://www.ted.com/talks/abigail_marsh_why_some_people_are_more_altruistic_than_others/

McGonigal, Jane. Gaming can make a better world.
https://www.ted.com/talks/jane_mcgonigal_gaming_can_make_a_better_world

McGonigal, Kelly. How to make stress your friend.
https://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend

Ockelford, Adam. Derek Paravicini and Adam Ockelford in the key of genius.
http://www.ted.com/talks/derek_paravicini_and_adam_ockelford_in_the_key_of_genius

Piff, Paul. Does money make you mean?
http://www.ted.com/talks/paul_piff_does_money_make_you_mean

Robinson, Ken. Schools kill creativity.
https://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity

Rosling, Hans. Let my dataset change your mindset.
https://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_at_state

Savulescu, Julian. The Perfect Human Being Series E01 – on human enhancement.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qary81ymWk&t=993s

Solomon, Andrew. Love, no matter what.
https://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_solomon_love_no_matter_what

Wilkinson, Richard. How economic inequality harms societies.
http://www.ted.com/talks/richard_wilkinson