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If You Thought Someone Couldn't Explain Empathy With A Dry-Erase Marker, You're Wrong

Jeremy Rifkin, a social thinker and best-selling author, walks us through the evolution of human empathy over the 30,000 years that have led up to the crucial tipping point we face today.

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"The issue on the table..."

Two of Hamilton's most beloved numbers are the Cabinet Battles between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. In Cabinet Battle #1, the issue on the table was Hamilton's national financial plan. In Cabinet Battle #2, the issue was whether to provide France assistance in their revolutionary war.

But there was a third rap battle written for the show, which was cut due to time and because it didn't actually move the plot along. The issue on the table for Cabinet Battle #3? Slavery.

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