The Myth of Violence
Steven Pinker

In this thought-provoking talk, Linguist Steven Pinker tells us about the Myth of Violence. He recalls Man's violent past and compares it to the amount of violence we have today. He talks about the possible reasons why man's behavior is such and offers to us a truth that the present is indeed a peaceful place to live in.

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Steven Pinker: The Myth of Violence

March 1, 2007 (over 10 years ago)

In this thought-provoking talk, Linguist Steven Pinker tells us about the Myth of Violence. He recalls Man's violent past and compares it to the amount of violence we have today. He talks about the possible reasons why man's behavior is such and offers to us a truth that the present is indeed a p...

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Source: TED

Stefan Sagmeister: The Power of Time Off

July 1, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

Stefan Sagmeister shares how important it is to spend some time away from work to rejuvenate oneself for better output.

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Source: TED

Mike Rowe: Mike Rowe Celebrates Dirty Jobs

December 1, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

Mike Rowe talks about his TV show Dirty Jobs and how it changed his life and way of thinking after castrating a lamb.

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Source: TED

Asher Hasan: Message of Peace from Pakistan

November 1, 2009 (over 7 years ago)

In this talk, Asher Hasan of Pakistan brings his message of peace to India. He shows us images of Pakistan and presents Naya Jeevan, which provides healthcare for the poor.

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Source: TED

Paula Scher: Paula Scher Gets Serious

May 1, 2008 (about 9 years ago)

Paula Scher talks about her serious art and her struggle to keep it serious once she starts to lean towards solemn designs.

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Source: TED

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