⚡ As humans, we are successful because we are so effective at collaboration and being friendly towards each other. Sounds counter-intuitive?
That's my personal biggest takeaway from "Humankind - a hopeful history" (German: "Im Grunde gut") by Rutger Bregman.
In fact, Homo Sapiens even outperformed Homo Neanderthals even though they had a bigger brain.
The book reviews a lot of psychological science, history and narratives to prove in detail why being "good" is an evolutionary advantage.
It's completely mind-changing and deeply recommended to put on your reading list this year.