Depression and spiritual awakening — two sides of one door | Lisa Miller | TEDxTeachersCollege

Translator: Katelyn Nicholson Reviewer: Nadine Hennig In the dark of the night, 4 a.m., I look over and my husband’s not there. I look further, and I find him flat on his back, looking at the ceiling, arms out. “Our lives are hollow and meaningless without children.” It had been two-and-a-half years of hopes and […]

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Psychosis or Spiritual Awakening: Phil Borges at TEDxUMKC

Translator: Mika Fukasawa Reviewer: Maria K. Good evening. One of the things I love about visiting indigenous cultures is it lets me step back in time and see how we all lived centuries ago. In doing that, I’ve noticed so many things, things that we’ve gained and things that we’ve lost. One of the things […]

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Secular Community: Greg Epstein at TEDxCambridge 2011

Secular Community: Greg Epstein at TEDxCambridge 2011

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Tijana Mihajlović So, I’m really glad to be part of this “We” session because, like it or not, for secularists like me, the most powerful form of connection to other people and to a community throughout human history has been religion. Now, I am one of these people who human rights […]

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Creating ethical cultures in business: Brooke Deterline at TEDxPresidio

Creating ethical cultures in business: Brooke Deterline at TEDxPresidio

Translator: Ilze Garda Reviewer: Maricene Crus So I got an e-mail last week from the conference organizer; it said, “Good news! You’re going after Van Jones.” (Laughter) I thought, “In whose alternate universe is it a good thing to follow Van?” (Laughter) And then I remembered I’m here to talk about courage: our ability to […]

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Capitalizing on the Collectivist Culture of Deaf Community | Fred Weiner | TEDxGallaudet

Capitalizing on the Collectivist Culture of Deaf Community | Fred Weiner | TEDxGallaudet

Just a few years ago one evening I was on H street with a friend of mine dining at a bar, at a restaurant and talking about a whole host of issues, politics and so forth. We started talking about the American system of capitalism and rugged individualism. My companion that evening told me that […]

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The dangerous ways ads see women | Jean Kilbourne | TEDxLafayetteCollege

The dangerous ways ads see women | Jean Kilbourne | TEDxLafayetteCollege

Translator: TED Translators admin Reviewer: Ilze Garda I started collecting ads and talking about the image of women in advertising in the late 1960s. As far as I know, I was the first person to do this. I tore ads out of magazines, put them on my refrigerator, and gradually, I began to see a […]

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Community farming – it’s not about food: Josh Slotnick at TEDxUMontana

Community farming – it’s not about food: Josh Slotnick at TEDxUMontana

Translator: Alicia Ferreiro Reviewer: Ivana Korom My name is Josh Slotnick, and I am a vegetable farmer. I work on a farm where we grow food with University students, teenagers, school children, almost anybody who will come by. And the story that I’m going to tell you is about how I came to understand how […]

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Building Community: Jessica Posner at TEDxMileHigh

Building Community: Jessica Posner at TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Helena Bowen Reviewer: Denise RQ Hi everyone. So nearly five years ago, I moved into Kibera, the largest slum in Africa while I was studying abroad in Nairobi, a long way to go for a girl from Denver, Colorado. I did not spend my time in Nairobi making out with giraffes. (Laughter) Soon after […]

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