Sixty-five million people were displaced from their homes by conflict and disaster in 2016. It’s not just a crisis; it’s a test of who we are and what we stand for, says David Miliband — and each of us has a personal responsibility to help solve it. In this must-watch talk, Miliband gives us specific,… Read More TED Talk: The Refugee Crisis is a Test of Our Character
We’re all embedded in vast social networks of friends, family, co-workers and more. … Read More TED Talk: The Hidden Influence of Social Networks
Living and dying, love and loss is what we get to do.… Read More TED Talk: What makes life worth living in the face of death
From GodTV Muslim Lady Challenges Jesus to Prove Himself According to the Shi’a Muslim theocracy that rules Iran, anyone who abandons Islam is an apostate, and apostasy is punishable by death. Unwavering from this declaration, the government itself severely persecutes Christians. Because of the widespread persecution, Iran has moved up to number nine on the… Read More A Muslim Woman Challenges Jesus to Prove Himself
Lux Narayan starts his day with scrambled eggs and the question: “Who died today?” Why? By analyzing 2,000 New York Times obituaries over a 20-month period, Narayan gleaned, in just a few words, what achievement looks like over a lifetime.
Alain de Botton makes an eloquent, witty case to move beyond snobbery to find true pleasure in our work.… Read More A Kinder, gentler philosophy of success