Julia Sweeney: Letting Go of God

February 1, 2006 (over 14 years ago)

Julia Sweeney talks about her religious upbringing and her beliefs and non-beliefs that sprung later on.

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Source: TED

Martin Luther King Jr.: Rediscovering Lost Values

February 28, 1954 (over 66 years ago)

Martin Luther King delivered this sermon at the pulpit of the Second Baptist Church in Detroit. He urges the people to retrace their steps and go back to retrieve lost values that are important in making a better world. He reiterates the taken for granted truth that everything is anchored to mora...

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Source: Baptist Press

Martin Luther King Jr.: Loving Your Enemies

November 17, 1957 (over 62 years ago)

Martin Luther King preaches about one of the hardest commandments Jesus ever said: love your enemies. He makes everyone aware of the good and the bad side in everything. He suggests that the best way to start living the commandment is by realizing the bad but acknowledging the good in all there is.

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Source: The King Center

Noah Feldman: Noah Feldman says politics and religion are technologies

October 1, 2008 (over 11 years ago)

Feldman argues that there can actually be a peaceful amalgamation between politics and religion. In this case, it is between Islam and the concept of democracy as known in the United States.

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Source: TED

Dan Dennett: Dan Dennett on Dangerous Memes

February 1, 2002 (over 18 years ago)

Words are indeed powerful weapons in a society and can be used to change or alter beliefs. Dan Dennet warns the audience of the danger a meme could bring and asks the sudience to develop antivurulence against it.

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Source: TED

Feisal Abdul Rauf: Lose Your Ego, Find Your Compassion

October 1, 2009 (over 10 years ago)

Feisal Abdul Rauf talks about being selfless and being compassionate by shunning our ego to glorify God.

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Source: TED

Karen Armstrong: Let's Revive the Golden Rule

July 1, 2009 (almost 11 years ago)

In this talk, Karen Armstrong stresses the importance of coming together in compassion and in the message of the Golden Rule. That religion should unite us and not divide. She talks about the urgency to have the Charter for Compassion implemented globally and that we should all be active particip...

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Source: TED

Billy Graham: Technology and Faith

February 1, 1998 (over 22 years ago)

Billy Graham tells about how King David saw technological advancement together with its pending problems and that One solution to solve it all.

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Source: TED

Devdutt Pattanaik: East vs. West - the Myths that Mystify

November 1, 2009 (over 10 years ago)

In this talk, Devdutt Pattanaik tells us about the myths of the East and of the West. He differentiates both and explains their points of view. He states that the differences in these beliefs constitute the difficulty we have in understanding one another.

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Source: TED

Karen Armstrong: TED Prize Wish: The Charter for Compassion

February 1, 2008 (over 12 years ago)

In this talk, Karen Armstrong reminds us of the Golden rule and that we must always find compassion in every interpretation of scripture. These ideas should combine to make a charter for compassion that will make religion a force for harmony.

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Source: TED

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