I wrote a book called Standing on the Sun because a physicist said to me once, ”To understand the way that the solar system actually worked, Copernicus had to be standing on the Sun.” 

So it’s about getting enough perspective on the system of capitalism to say, "It’s not about this policy or that policy that’s being debated today, it’s getting a view of the evolution of capitalism as we move into a global connected digital economy."

60 Second Reads is recorded in Big Think's studio.

Image courtesy of Shutterstock