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Society & Culture

TED Talks Society and Culture

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Rank #116 in Society & Culture category

Society & Culture
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Thought-provoking videos about life and being human, with ideas from business leaders, psychologists and researchers speaking onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

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Thought-provoking videos about life and being human, with ideas from business leaders, psychologists and researchers speaking onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

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376 Ratings
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Excelente

By Fabio Santos - Dec 29 2012
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A minha melhor descoberta de 2012!!

Some Great Stuff Here

By Jay Helms - Feb 15 2012
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Loved Kathryn Schulz and enjoyed Mike Rowe. Definitely worth viewing and discussing.

iTunes Ratings

376 Ratings
Average Ratings
177
86
46
27
40

Excelente

By Fabio Santos - Dec 29 2012
Read more
A minha melhor descoberta de 2012!!

Some Great Stuff Here

By Jay Helms - Feb 15 2012
Read more
Loved Kathryn Schulz and enjoyed Mike Rowe. Definitely worth viewing and discussing.
Cover image of TED Talks Society and Culture

TED Talks Society and Culture

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #116 in Society & Culture category

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Thought-provoking videos about life and being human, with ideas from business leaders, psychologists and researchers speaking onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

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Rank #1: The lies our culture tells us about what matters -- and a better way to live | David Brooks

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Our society is in the midst of a social crisis, says op-ed columnist and author David Brooks: we're trapped in a valley of isolation and fragmentation. How do we find our way out? Based on his travels across the United States -- and his meetings with a range of exceptional people known as "weavers" -- Brooks lays out his vision for a cultural revolution that empowers us all to lead lives of greater meaning, purpose and joy.
Jun 05 2019
14 mins
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Rank #2: The story we tell about millennials -- and who we leave out | Reniqua Allen

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Millennials are now the largest, most diverse adult population in the US -- but far too often, they're reduced to the worn-out stereotype of lazy, entitled avocado toast lovers, says author Reniqua Allen. In this revealing talk, she shares overlooked stories of millennials of color, offering a broader, more nuanced view of the generation. "Millennials are not a monolith," she says.
May 30 2019
11 mins
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Rank #3: My identity is a superpower -- not an obstacle | America Ferrera

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Hollywood needs to stop resisting what the world actually looks like, says actor, director and activist America Ferrera. Tracing the contours of her career, she calls for more authentic representation of different cultures in media -- and a shift in how we tell our stories. "Presence creates possibility," she says. "Who we see thriving in the world teaches us how to see ourselves, how to think about our own value, how to dream about our futures."
May 23 2019
14 mins
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Rank #4: The difference between healthy and unhealthy love | Katie Hood

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In a talk about understanding and practicing the art of healthy relationships, Katie Hood reveals the five signs you might be in an unhealthy relationship -- with a romantic partner, a friend, a family member -- and shares the things you can do every day to love with respect, kindness and joy. "While love is an instinct and an emotion, the ability to love better is a skill we can all build and improve on over time," she says.
May 17 2019
12 mins
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Rank #5: How to recover from activism burnout | Yana Buhrer Tavanier

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When you're feeling burned out as an activist, what's the best way to bounce back? TED Senior Fellow Yana Buhrer Tavanier explores the power of "playtivism" -- the incorporation of play and creativity into movements for social change. See how this versatile approach can spark new ideas, propel action and melt fear.
Apr 30 2019
7 mins
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Rank #6: Helping others makes us happier -- but it matters how we do it | Elizabeth Dunn

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Research shows that helping others makes us happier. But in her groundbreaking work on generosity and joy, social psychologist Elizabeth Dunn found that there's a catch: it matters how we help. Learn how we can make a greater impact -- and boost our own happiness along the way -- if we make one key shift in how we help others. "Let's stop thinking about giving as just this moral obligation and start thinking of it as a source of pleasure," Dunn says.
Apr 26 2019
14 mins
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Rank #7: 3 lessons on starting a movement from a self-defense trailblazer | Rana Abdelhamid

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At 16, Rana Abdelhamid started teaching self-defense to women and girls in her neighborhood. Almost 10 years later, these community classes have grown into Malikah: a global grassroots network creating safety, power and solidarity for all women. How did she do it? Abdelhamid shares three ingredients for building a movement from the ground up.
Apr 12 2019
11 mins
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Rank #8: How centuries of sci-fi sparked spaceflight | Alexander MacDonald

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Long before we had rocket scientists, the idea of spaceflight traveled from mind to mind across generations. With great visuals, TED Fellow and NASA economist Alexander MacDonald shows how 300 years of sci-fi tales -- from Edgar Allan Poe to Jules Verne to H.G. Wells and beyond -- sparked a culture of space exploration. A fascinating look at how stories become reality, featuring a goose machine sent to the Moon.
Apr 01 2019
13 mins
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Rank #9: A short history of trans people's long fight for equality | Samy Nour Younes

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Transgender activist and TED Resident Samy Nour Younes shares the remarkable, centuries-old history of the trans community, filled with courageous stories, inspiring triumphs -- and a fight for civil rights that's been raging for a long time. "Imagine how the conversation would shift if we acknowledge just how long trans people have been demanding equality," he says.
Mar 28 2019
6 mins
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Rank #10: Our dangerous obsession with perfectionism is getting worse | Thomas Curran

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Social psychologist Thomas Curran explores how the pressure to be perfect -- in our social media feeds, in school, at work -- is driving a rise in mental illness, especially among young people. Learn more about the causes of this phenomenon and how we can create a culture that celebrates the joys of imperfection.
Mar 14 2019
14 mins
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