Rutger Bregman's Humankind is a 'dangerous' book about the goodness of humanity

Rutger Bregman filled his book with examples of crises.
Rutger Bregman filled his book with examples of crises.PHOTOS: BLOOMSBURY

SINGAPORE - Dutch historian Rutger Bregman's new book Humankind puts forth a radical theory - that human beings are fundamentally nice.

It is a hopeful notion that has earned him much backlash, says the 32-year-old over Skype. "How can you ever say that when the Holocaust happened? How can you explain genocides and wars?

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