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The Power of Classical Music

Title: The Transformative Power of Classical Music Speaker: Benjamin Zander Link: http://www.ted.com/talks/benjamin_zander_on_music_and_passion?language=en#t-29426 In this talk, Zander is presenting a topic which rings near to my affections: the power of classical music. Trained in music as a child, I learned early on that … Continue reading

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Happy Planet Index

Title: The Happy Planet Index Speaker: Nic Marks Link: http://www.ted.com/talks/nic_marks_the_happy_planet_index Marks suggests that the best economy is not necessarily the one that makes the most money but the one that most improves our general happiness. It seems clear, at least to … Continue reading

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Who is Nellie McKay?

There are two reasons I’m writing this, firstly to convince you (or me) that I’m serious about providing some sort of guide to finding good talks on TED, and secondly, because this particular video affects me deeply, no doubt for … Continue reading

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Engaging about Engagement

I’ve recently become interested in TED talks on the web and in the past couple of weeks watched many of them. There are several in particular that strike me as particularly important, particularly worth passing on. The TED talk I … Continue reading

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