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- -: Is For-Profit Healthcare Unjust? - Amartya Sen

March 22, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/02/25/Amartya_Sen_The_Search_For_Justice Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen answers a question as to whether for-profit medical insurance is inherently unjust. Sen agrees that this is likely the case regarding insurance companies, but notes that ther...

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- -: The Nature of Justice - Amartya Sen

April 7, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/02/25/Amartya_Sen_The_Search_For_Justice Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen responds to several questions on justice and society. Sen offers his opinion on topics including cultural relativism, justice and democracy, and the ethics of a "survival of ...

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- -: Hitchens and Rushdie Play at Rebranding Classic Literature

April 7, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Complete Premium video at: http://fora.tv/series/92y_arts_entertainment Authors Salman Rushdie and Christopher Hitchens play a parlor game, altering the titles of classic works of literature. Would you read Toby Dick or Good Expectations? The two also illustrate how the works of Shakespeare take...

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- -: Hitchens on Compelling Arguments for the Existence of God

April 8, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Complete Premium video at: http://fora.tv/series/92y_arts_entertainment Author and atheist Christopher Hitchens remains unconvinced of the value of religion. Hitchens mockingly describes his favorite pro-religion argument saying, "The big bang is so amazing it must have been God after all." The ...

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- -: Dr. Hawa Abdi: What Somalia Needs Now

August 5, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/conference/chq_2011_video_sampler Dr. Hawa Abdi expresses her distrust of the international community in fighting the famine that is killing Somalis and explains how her foundation is working to nourish those who are walking to Mogadishu to attain medical care. ...

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- -: Dr. Hawa Abdi's Message to 21st Century Women

August 12, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/conference/chq_2011_video_sampler Dr. Hawa Abdi, a Somali doctor who runs a hospital and refugee camp that cares for over 90,000 people, shares her perspectives with women around the world. "I think that women can change the world in a better way now. If they ha...

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Elizabeth Lesser: Take "The Other" to Lunch

December 1, 2010 (over 6 years ago)

Elizabeth Lesser launches her movement called "Take the Other to Lunch." This movement simply asks for a person to take another person - with totally opposite way of life, beliefs and personality - to lunch to avoid "otherizing" and promote a more peaceful society.

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John Boehner: 2011 Commencement Address at the Catholic University of America

May 14, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

House Speaker John Boehner makes a touching and tear-jerking speech to teach the CUA graduates about the three things that they must hold dear in order to lead a fruitful life.

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Krista Tippett: Reconnecting with Compassion

November 1, 2010 (over 6 years ago)

Krista Tippett aims to resurrect compassion and give it a more tangible meaning through photographs that stir up this virtue in the hearts of the audience.

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Paul Hawken: University of Portland Commencement Address

May 3, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

Paul Hawken gives an unforgettable speech on how to feel alive and acknowledge life to be able to have the heart to actually save life and the planet in which life thrives.

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Mother Teresa: Keynote Address at the 42nd National Prayer Breakfast

February 3, 1994 (over 23 years ago)

Mother Teresa talks about the love that brings peace and condemns abortion as the greatest destroyer of this peace.

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Mother Teresa: Mother Teresa - Nobel Lecture

December 11, 1979 (over 37 years ago)

Mother Teresa talks about her walk with India's poorest and the joy she found in living and sharing with them.

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Mother Teresa: Address at Harvard's Class Day Exercises

June 9, 1982 (about 35 years ago)

Mother Teresa talks to the Harvard Class of 1982 about the nakedness, homelessness and poverty of the spirit and encourages them to "go in haste to find the poor."

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Mother Teresa: Address to the United Nations on the Occasion of its 40th Anniversary

October 26, 1985 (over 31 years ago)

Peace begins with love, Mother Teresa tells the distinguished members of the UN General Assembly, and love begins in seeing in each person another child of God.

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Jose Antonio Abreu: On kids transformed by music

February 1, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

In this speech, Jose Antonio Abreu talks about how he started in Music. How music helps to shape the youth's values, develops character, and raises their dignity. He also talks about El Sistema, the program they have in Venezuela. How El Sistema helps transform children's lives and brings music t...

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Michael Shermer: Strange Beliefs

February 1, 2006 (over 11 years ago)

Michael Shermer talks about some unrealistic phenomena that can be quantified and explained by science and skeptic reasoning.

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