By trying to highlight the most important issues at crucial moments in the global conversation, these debates not only profile the ideas and solutions of some of our brightest thinkers and doers, but crystallize public passion and knowledge, helping to tackle some global challenges confronting humankind.

— Peter Munk

From: Do Humankind’s Best Days Lie Ahead? The Munk Debates
By: Alain de Botton   Malcolm Gladwell   Matt Ridley   Steven Pinker