Elif Shafak: The politics of fiction
Elif Shafak

http://www.ted.com Listening to stories widens the imagination; telling them lets us leap over cultural walls, embrace different experiences, feel what others feel. Elif Shafak builds on this simple idea to argue that fiction can overcome identity politics.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conferen... Read more

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Elif Shafak: Elif Shafak: The politics of fiction

July 19, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Listening to stories widens the imagination; telling them lets us leap over cultural walls, embrace different experiences, feel what others feel. Elif Shafak builds on this simple idea to argue that fiction can overcome identity politics.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the...

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Charlie Chaplin: The 'Great Dictator' Speech

March 7, 1941 (over 76 years ago)

In his film, The Great Dictator, Charlie Chaplin gives a famous speech on the hope for humanity. The film was made and the speech thus written at the time of Hitler's rise to power in Nazi Germany, but its relevance is timeless.

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Alisa Miller: The News About the News

March 1, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

Alisa Miller shows how the inadequacy of news dissemination causes a lot of people to be isolated from world issues that threaten our planet.

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