TED Talk of the Day #018: One day of peace

Whatever your qualifications or whatever resources you have or do NOT have, you have a responsibility. The speaker quotes Frank Barnaby:
” … that all sectors of society had a responsibility to try and progress things and move things forward.”
Here’s a crazy idea: Persuade the world to try living in peace for just one day, every September 21. In this energetic, honest talk, Jeremy Gilley tells the story of how this crazy idea became real — real enough to help millions of kids in war-torn regions. Continue reading TED Talk of the Day #018: One day of peace

TED Talk of the Day #017: The worldwide web of belief and ritual

Our industrial society is scarcely 300 years old. That shallow history shouldn’t suggest to anyone that we have all of the answers for all of the questions that will confront us in the ensuing millennia.
Anthropologist Wade Davis muses on the worldwide web of belief and ritual that makes us human. He shares breathtaking photos and stories of the Elder Brothers, a group of Sierra Nevada indians whose spiritual practice holds the world in balance. Continue reading TED Talk of the Day #017: The worldwide web of belief and ritual