Rethinking Human Nature

Kenneth Leong
5 min readMar 23, 2023

(Portrait of Mencius, Confucian philosopher)

We live in extraordinary times. The state of affairs in the world is a mess. Every day, I go online to find out what is going on. I rarely find anything encouraging. It is easy to lose one’s spirit in this environment.

Recently, however, I discovered two books that are uplifting. One is titled Born to be good. It is written by social psychologist…

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Kenneth Leong

Author, Zen teacher, scientific mystic, professor, photographer, philosopher, social commentator, socially engaged human