In this video, Niall Ferguson discusses the history of money, power, war, and truth. He speaks about how adults are inexperienced and need to take intellectual risk to find good ideas, and how this fear of risk has led to the suffocating atmosphere on college campuses. He suggests that a new university should combine aspects of classical and 21st century learning, and that the current trend of separating classical and liberal education is a mistake.
In this video, Niall Ferguson discusses how money, power, war, and truth have evolved over time. He explains that while money, power, and war have been correlated throughout history, there is a new, more elaborate financial system being built that is based on trust. He argues that technology has the potential to solve many of the problems that have arisen due to the current financial system.
In this video, Niall Ferguson discusses how studying history can help us understand the world around us. He talks about how risk-taking is essential for success in any field, including leadership. He also discusses Henry Kissinger's view that decision-making under uncertainty cannot be based on data. Finally, he talks about how Vladimir Putin and he have been able to have deep conversations that are not limited by politics.