Rich And Poor People Seek To Understand Each Other

You know I have an obsession, basically with power, and money is power, and you don’t have a platform without that — – And then he calls us when he wants to commit suicide. (Laughter) You’re gonna get , you’re gonna get worn out. I’ll tell you that’s a dangerous place — — Thank you […]

MEETING THE ENEMY A feminist comes to terms with the Men’s Rights movement | Cassie Jaye | TEDxMarin

Translator: Isabella Boux Reviewer: Queenie Lee In 2013, I decided to meet my enemies. I was a 27-year-old, award-winning documentary filmmaker and a proud feminist. And I was determined to expose the dark underbelly of the men’s rights movement. At that point, all I knew of the men’s rights movement was from what I’d read […]

I Was Almost A School Shooter | Aaron Stark | TEDxBoulder

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Leonardo Silva I was almost a school shooter. In 1996, Denver, Colorado, I was a student in North High. In a moment of pain and anger, I almost committed a terrible atrocity. Growing up I’d learned early on there was a strange comfort and calmness in darkness. I was always the […]

The Other Side of Ego | Jonathan Gravenor | TEDxOcala

Translator: Peter van de Ven Reviewer: Tanya Cushman I don’t care if you live or die, I really don’t. It’s a hell of a thing hearing it from someone you barely know, (Laughter) but imagine hearing that from someone you love. On February the 24th, 2012, I was diagnosed with late stage throat cancer. That […]

What young women believe about their own sexual pleasure | Peggy Orenstein

For several years now, we’ve been engaged in a national debate about sexual assault on campus. No question — it’s crucial that young people understand the ground rules for consent, but that’s where the conversation about sex is ending. And in that vacuum of information the media and the Internet — that new digital street […]

Oprah Winfrey on Career, Life, and Leadership

[MUSIC] [NOISE] Thank you. Whoo. Love it. Love, love love. Tweet, tweet. [SOUND] Whoo! [SOUND] You. [INAUDIBLE] So happy to be in the bubble. Whoo. [LAUGH] Love it. Aren’t you all the luckiest people in the world? Oh my God, I envy you. Hi Amanda.>>Hi Oprah. [LAUGH].>>I can’t believe I just said that [LAUGH]. So […]

What makes you special? | Mariana Atencio | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Translator: Riaki Poništ Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Thank you so much. I am a journalist. My job is to talk to people from all walks of life, all over the world. Today, I want to tell you why I decided to do this with my life and what I’ve learned. My story begins in […]

I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper

I was a blue-eyed, chubby-cheeked five-year-old when I joined my family on the picket line for the first time. My mom made me leave my dolls in the minivan. I’d stand on a street corner in the heavy Kansas humidity, surrounded by a few dozen relatives, with my tiny fists clutching a sign that I […]

What We Don’t Know About Europe’s Muslim Kids and Why We Should Care | Deeyah Khan | TEDxExeter

Translator: Monica Ronchi Reviewer: Rik Delaet When I was a child, I knew I had superpowers. That’s right.j (Laughter) I thought I was absolutely amazing because I could understand and relate to the feelings of brown people, like my grandfather, a conservative Muslim guy. And also, I could understand my Afghan mother, my Pakistani father, […]

Invisible Diversity: A Story Of Undiagnosed Autism | Carrie Beckwith-Fellows | TEDxVilnius

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs Everyone in this room has a unique voice – something about you that is different from others. And I want you to take a moment to think about what that difference is. Some of you can teach; some of you can create amazing pieces of art; some of you […]