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Why Did God Create The Tree of Good and Evil if He Knew Adam and Eve Would Eat From it?

Ravi Zacharias QUESTION: I just wanted to know why did God put the tree in the garden to begin with? He ultimately knew what decision Adam and Eve would make. So why even put the tree there to begin with, because it makes it just seem like we’re just a big social experiment? ANSWER1: Let …

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We Grow Into The Stories We Tell Ourselves: Aaron Maniam (Transcript)

Full text of poet Aaron Maniam’s talk: We grow into the stories we tell ourselves at TEDxSingapore conference. Listen to the MP3 Audio here: TRANSCRIPT: Aaron Maniam – Poet What’s your earliest memory? Think about it. Don’t tell anyone. I know, usually we ask people to talk to their neighbor at this point but don’t …

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Dr Kirsty Short: How Did The 1918 Flu Pandemic Start And Could We Have Another One? (Transcript)

Full text of virologist Dr Kirsty Short’s talk: How Did The 1918 Flu Pandemic Start And Could We Have Another One? TRANSCRIPT: Dr Kirsty Short – Virologist, University of Queensland So, this year is 2018, and it is a pretty significant year because it marks the anniversary of many important events in our history. So, …

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How to Figure Out What You Really Want: Ashley Stahl (Transcript)

Full text of career coach Ashley Stahl’s talk: How to Figure Out What You Really Want at TEDxLeidenUniversity conference. Notable quote from this talk: “When we go into fear, we give away our power and we disconnect from who we really are and what we really want.” Listen to the MP3 Audio here: TRANSCRIPT: Ashley …

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Barry Schwartz: What Role Does Luck Play In Your Life? (Transcript)

Full text of psychologist Barry Schwartz’s talk titled “What Role Does Luck Play In Your Life?” at TED conference. TRANSCRIPT: Barry Schwartz – Psychologist Hello, everybody. I’m honored to be here to talk to you. And what I’m going to talk about today is luck and justice and the relation between them. Some years ago, …

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Learn a New Culture: Julien S. Bourrelle (Full Transcript)

Full text of author Julien S. Bourrelle’s talk: Learn a new culture at TEDxArendal conference. Listen to the MP3 Audio here: TRANSCRIPT: Julien S. Bourrelle – Author I had a great pleasure to live in Spain for two years. In Spain when you come into a shop, you say, ‘Hola!’ the cashiers replies ‘Hola!’ And …

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How to Relieve the Stress of Caring for an Aging Parent: Amy O’Rourke (Transcript)

Full text of Amy O’Rourke’s talk: How to Relieve the Stress of Caring for an Aging Parent at TEDxOrlando conference. Best quote from this talk: “Being with an older person is really an opportunity to slow down. Try to rush an older person. Try it! You can’t do it. So, you have to be there. …

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