A real­is­tic view of human nature recog­nis­es that we are a species that have evolved to be friend­ly, that this is our true super­pow­er, that we can coop­er­ate on a skill that no oth­er species can, and that we need to recon­nect with this super­pow­er if we want to do any­thing about the great chal­lenges that lie ahead of us.