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How to Win at Life at the BRLSI

Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution BRLSI, 16 - 18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2HN

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Drawing on his sequence of books, The Secrets of Life: From Big Bang to Trump, Sean O'Connor explores the role of cooperation in driving the immutable current of life. Covering the nature of social dilemmas, the social contract and the background to 'Das Adam Smith Problem'.

He explores how Game Theory and The Prisoner's Dilemma illustrate the ways in which life is like a poker game, investigates why it's rational to be irrational, explores the role of reciprocal altruism and the balance of nature.

SS (Sean) O'Connor spent over twenty years as an advertising executive before becoming an assembler of private equity projects, and an entrepreneur, investor and corporate strategist. His acclaimed novel, The Prisoner's Dilemma, was published in 2013. Sean lives in London and Somerset.

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Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info
Bath is operating a charging Clean Air Zone. Owners of all higher emission vehicles – except private cars and motorbikes – will need to pay to drive in the city centre. To check if you need to pay or to apply for an exemption or discount, go to bathnes.gov.uk/BathCAZ

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information on how to get here using public transport, visit TravelWest.info
Bath is operating a charging Clean Air Zone. Owners of all higher emission vehicles – except private cars and motorbikes – will need to pay to drive in the city centre. To check if you need to pay or to apply for an exemption or discount, go to bathnes.gov.uk/BathCAZ

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