Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey - The Immortals

“In one respect, we are ahead of the ancient people of Mesopotamia. Unlike them, we understand what is happening to our world. Yet our civilization is in the grip of denial. A kind paralysis. There’s a disconnect between what we know and what we do. Being able to adapt our behavior to challenges is as good a definition of intelligence as any I know.” - Neil deGrasse Tyson