Posts Tagged ‘TED’

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Published on Mar 22, 2013

Please share this video, and share and share some more! It may just be exactly what that one person needs to hear. Even if this does not apply to you…it may get to somebody who shares and, in turn, helps another!

ShaneYou cannot end depression with a First Aid Kit.

By turn hilarious and haunting, poet Shane Koyczan puts his finger on the pulse of what it’s like to be young and … different. “To This Day,” his spoken-word poem about bullying, captivated millions. Here, he gives a glorious, live reprise with back-story.

This guy started out as a bully. Where he ended up will surprise you. It surprised the audience too, so they went ahead and gave him a rousing standing ovation. It’s worth watching every single inspirational minute of this.


You are the bank

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Original: Jill Bolte Taylor’s Stroke of Insight
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May 1, 2013

Ted Talk: Jill Bolte Taylor’s Stroke of Insight

We mentioned this video on the Collective Imagination show last night, so I figured I’d share it today. Jill’s story is absolutely fascinating! This is one of the best wake state, first hand account experiences of a shift in consciousness I have heard by far. There’s definitely a reason why it has over 2.3M hits on YouTube, 14k+ likes and not one single dislike. A MUST WATCH, if you have not yet seen it!

Here is the description from YouTube:

Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding — she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another.

– Brian Kelly




All three talks are excellent. Graham Hancock does a great talk on sacred plants and consciousness.


Thanks to Gregg Prescott at in5d and to Waking Times

What do economic inequality, scientific materialism, and human consciousness have in common?seek_truth_by_beautifullyevil

All 3 of them represent important pillars of our current economic and social arrangements, and, all 3 are topics of TED presentations surrounded by controversy, with many people claiming censorship by the revered idea broker.

TED, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ has inspired the world many times over with the quality and variety of their conferences, speakers and topics. They, of course, reserve the right to choose their content accordingly. However, a common thread in these 3 talks, intellectual revolt against mainstream thought, does make them suspiciously ripe for suppression by a larger media establishment already guilty of enforcing our status quo with a heavy regimen of triviality, propaganda and fantasy.

None of these ideas are violent, none are offensive nor profane, and all are…

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