A molecular-biologist-turned-Buddhist-monk says altruism is the answer to many of the world's most pressing challenges. Can concern for others help solve wealth inequality, climate change and world hunger?
In 1970, facing the possibility of being sent to Vietnam, 23-year-old Jack Todd deserted from the U.S. Army and moved to Canada. He eventually gave up his American citizenship. In a new memoir, he explains his actions of more than 30 years ago, and talks about how, despite some regrets, he remains sure he made the right decision.
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