Crisis in Libya; 'Transcendent Man'

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Friday 03/18/2011

A series of discussions about the crisis in Libya and the actions taken by the U.N. with Lebanese Ambassador to the U.N. Nawaf Salam, French Ambassador to the U.N. Gérard Araud, author Bernard-Henri Lévy, and journalists Jon Lee Anderson and David Kirkpatrick. Futurist Ray Kurzweil and Barry Ptolemy, director of "The Transcendent Man," discuss the "singularity" and the future unification of technology and biology, from communication to medicine to artificial intelligence. Charlie ends with photos of the devastation in Japan after last week's 9.0 earthquake and tsunami.