Don't Take Consciousness for Granted
´╗┐Simon Lewis

Novelist and film producer Simon Lewis tells his story of being in a coma and his loss of conscousness. He then regains control of his body and his life through the help of a cutting edge technology which he stumbled upon during his journey to recovery.

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´╗┐Simon Lewis: Don't Take Consciousness for Granted

December 1, 2010 (over 9 years ago)

Novelist and film producer Simon Lewis tells his story of being in a coma and his loss of conscousness. He then regains control of his body and his life through the help of a cutting edge technology which he stumbled upon during his journey to recovery.

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Source: TED

Bruce Feiler: The Council of Dads

October 2, 2010 (over 9 years ago)

Bruce Feiler shares his story of how being diagnosed with cancer changed his life and led him to reach out to his friends and family. He shares how the Council of Dads was brought about to help him nurture his daughters in case he loses to the disease.

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Source: TED

Toni Morrison: Be Your Own Story

May 28, 2004 (about 16 years ago)

Toni Morrison speaks of history, responsibility, happiness and art in her speech to ignite artful hearts within the Wellesley class of 2005.

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William Gass: Learning to Talk

June 4, 1979 (almost 41 years ago)

William Gass makes a delightful lyrical exploration of men's inner speech.

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Wally Lamb: What do Novelists Know? Connecticut College, 2003

May 18, 2003 (about 17 years ago)

The Connecticut College Class of 2003 is brought back to the past by Wally Lamb as he talks about his beginnings as a fiction writer and gives advice on how to live life and make the most of it.

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David Foster Wallace: This is Water

May 21, 2005 (about 15 years ago)

In an address to Kenyon College's Class of 2005, David Foster Wallace shares his understanding of what it means to learn how to think.

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C. S. Lewis: The Inner Ring

December 14, 1944 (over 75 years ago)

C. S. Lewis, celebrated author of The Chronicles of Narnia, The Screwtape Letters and numerous other works, delivered this speech as a memorial lecture at King's College, University of London. Here, he advises the students to be wary of a great human desire that insidiously turns life into a mad...

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Barbara Kingsolver: How to be Hopeful

May 11, 2008 (about 12 years ago)

Barbara Kingsolver inspires every graduate to always have hope despite all the pending disasters about to overcome their generation - for with hope, everything seems possible.

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Source: Duke University

John Grisham: Find a Voice

May 9, 2010 (about 10 years ago)

John Grisham compares life to writing a book where the writer's voice must be used to experience and tell the truth. It is always better to look for the voice in which to tell the story of one's life with.

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Amy Tan: On Creativity

February 1, 2008 (over 12 years ago)

In this introspective talk, Novelist Amy Tan tells us about Creativity. She defines in her own way what creativity is and the multitude of ways where we hear its muse. She describes her own creative process of which nothing is ever certain.

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Source: TED

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