Photographer Phil Borges shows rarely seen images of people from the mountains of Dharamsala, India, and the jungles of the Ecuadorean Amazon. In documenting these endangered cultures, he intends to help preserve them.
Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in New York in January 2009. What went through his mind as the doomed plane went down? At TED, he tells his story publicly for the first time.
Benjamin Zander has two infectious passions: classical music, and helping us all realize our untapped love for it —and by extension, our untapped love for all new possibilities, new experiences, new connections.
Most of us will do anything to avoid being wrong. But what if we’re wrong about that? “Wrongologist" Kathryn Schulz makes a compelling case for not just admitting but embracing our fallibility.
This reminds me:
"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change."Charles Darwin
There’s an angry divisive tension in the air that threatens to make modern politics impossible. Elizabeth Lesser explores the two sides of human nature within us (call them “the mystic" and “the warrior”) that can be harnessed to elevate the way we treat each other. She shares a simple way to begin real dialogue — by going to lunch with someone who doesn’t agree with you, and asking them three questions to find out what’s really in their hearts.
RD urges all atheists to openly state their position and to fight the incursion of the church into politics and science. A fiery, funny, powerful talk.