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The Power of Truth Telling: Christine Carter (Full Transcript)

Full text of sociologist Christine Carter’s talk: The Power of Truth Telling at TEDxThacherSchool conference. In this talk, she shares the surprising secret to feeling fulfilled. Especially a talk to share with teens and anyone addicted to social media. Best quote from this talk: We can only really be happy, truly happy when we live …

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Full Transcript: Angela Merkel Commencement Speech 2019 at Harvard

Full text of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s commencement speech addressed at the 368th Harvard Commencement on May 30, 2019. Below is the edited verbatim transcript of the speech… Best quote from this speech: “Tear down walls of ignorance and narrow mindedness for nothing has to stay as it is.” Listen to the MP3 Audio here: …

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Daniel Goleman: Why Aren’t We All Good Samaritans? (Transcript)

Full text of author Daniel Goleman’s talk: Why Aren’t We All Good Samaritans? In this talk, the author of Emotional Intelligence, asks why we aren’t more compassionate more of the time. TRANSCRIPT: Daniel Goleman – Author of Emotional Intelligence You know, I’m struck by how one of the implicit themes of TED is compassion, these …

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How The Media Affects Youth: Oda Faremo Lindholm (Transcript)

Full text of Norwegian journalist Oda Faremo Lindholm’s talk: How the media affects youth at TEDxOslo conference. In this talk, she points to how continued, and growing use of sexualization and prejudice gender roles in media affects a generation of youth that’s consuming record high levels of media, from a record low age. Listen to …

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Transcript: What If a US Presidential Candidate Refuses to Concede After an Election

Full text of political commentator Van Jones’ TED talk: What If a US Presidential Candidate Refuses To Concede After an Election. TRANSCRIPT: Van Jones – Political commentator Okay, as an attorney, as a political commentator, and frankly, as a former White House official, I used to think I knew a lot about how America picks …

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The Difference Between Adults and Grown-Ups: Dr. Lisa Damour (Transcript)

Full text of clinical psychologist Dr. Lisa Damour’s talk: The difference between adults and grown ups at TEDxCLE conference. TRANSCRIPT: Dr. Lisa Damour – Clinical psychologist Hi. So everything that I know about what it means to be a grown-up, I’ve learned from teenagers. I’m a psychologist who works with teenagers and doing this work …

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What Crows Can Teach Us About Death: Dr. Kaeli Swift (Transcript)

Full text of animal behaviorist Dr. Kaeli Swift’s talk: What crows can teach us about death at TEDxSalem conference. In this talk Dr. Swift explores what animals, particularly crows, do around their dead and what this might teach us about the evolution of our own behaviors. Listen to the MP3 Audio here: TRANSCRIPT: Dr. Kaeli …

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