Feel like thinking big?
Here are three lectures that address some extremely important questions and issues. I encourage you set aside some time to avail yourself to this learning. There is some immensely valuable perspective and insight here:
Why Cities Grow, Corporations Die, and Life Gets Faster by theoretical physicist Geoffrey West.1
Civilization Far From Equilibrium: Energy, Complexity and Human Survival by interdisciplinary researcher and complex system theorist Thomas Homer-Dixon.2