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Hooked, Hacked, Hijacked: Reclaim Your Brain from Addictive Living: Dr. Pam Peeke at TEDxWallStreet
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Hooked, Hacked, Hijacked: Reclaim Your Brain from Addictive Living: Dr. Pam Peeke at TEDxWallStreet

Translator: Hanna Lukashevich Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m the doctor, and I’m here to save you. (Laughter) No, I’m not. What I’m here to do is to fill the survival void a little differently than you’ve been doing for

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I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper
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I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper

I was a blue-eyed, chubby-cheeked five-year-old when I joined my family on the picket line for the first time. My mom made me leave my dolls in the minivan. I’d stand on a street corner in the heavy Kansas humidity,

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Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman
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Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman

I’d like to start with a simple question: Why do the poor make so many poor decisions? I know it’s a harsh question, but take a look at the data. The poor borrow more, save less, smoke more, exercise less,

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I was an MS-13 gang member. Here’s how I got out. | Gerardo Lopez | TEDxMileHigh
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I was an MS-13 gang member. Here’s how I got out. | Gerardo Lopez | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Saif Alkilany Reviewer: Bob Prottas You might have heard about them in the news – They’d been called murderers, violent, destructive, lawbreaking and criminals. And I can tell you that a lot of what you heard is true, because

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What young women believe about their own sexual pleasure | Peggy Orenstein
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What young women believe about their own sexual pleasure | Peggy Orenstein

For several years now, we’ve been engaged in a national debate about sexual assault on campus. No question — it’s crucial that young people understand the ground rules for consent, but that’s where the conversation about sex is ending. And

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Why I’m done trying to be “man enough” | Justin Baldoni
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Why I’m done trying to be “man enough” | Justin Baldoni

As an actor, I get scripts and it’s my job to stay on script, to say my lines and bring to life a character that someone else wrote. Over the course of my career, I’ve had the great honor playing

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The colossal problem with universal basic income | Douglas Rushkoff
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The colossal problem with universal basic income | Douglas Rushkoff

DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF: For a long time I was a fan of universal basic income. And the logic I had was that I always hear politicians talking about, ‘Let’s create jobs for people. That’s what we need is jobs, more jobs,’

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Friedrich von Hayek and Robert Chitester Part I (U1011) – Full Video
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Friedrich von Hayek and Robert Chitester Part I (U1011) – Full Video

♪ Music ♪ Reality – captured in user friendly symbols and processed for understanding. ♪ Music ♪ The Idea Channel. I’d like to start talking about something that– In the United States right now, there’s a fad, and you may

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