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On being present, not perfect | Elaine Meyer | TEDxLongwood
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On being present, not perfect | Elaine Meyer | TEDxLongwood

Translator: Laura Pasquale Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’d like to start with a story. Addison was an eight-year-old little boy. He was as blond as could be, he had a quirky sense of humor, he loved to build, he

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Cross Cultural Intimacy
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Cross Cultural Intimacy

This episode of Sexplanations is my best effort to share textbook knowledge of other cultures as well as the personal experiences some of you have offered. It’s important to note that cultures change over time and though we may think

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What I am learning from my white grandchildren — truths about race | Anthony Peterson | TEDxAntioch
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What I am learning from my white grandchildren — truths about race | Anthony Peterson | TEDxAntioch

Translator: Priscilla R. A. Reviewer: Queenie Lee Damon was five years old when he asked his Aunt Lily the question: “Lily … am I black or am I white?” I don’t know if his Aunt Lily was surprised by the

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The four pillars of a decentralized society | Johann Gevers | TEDxZug
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The four pillars of a decentralized society | Johann Gevers | TEDxZug

Translator: Paulo Oliveros Reviewer: Denise RQ For millions of years, humans lived together in small decentralized network communities of about 30 to 70 people. Everybody knew everybody, and it was hard to get away with doing bad things. But then,

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Young Women, Narcissism and the Selfie Phenomenon | Mary McGill | TEDxGalway
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Young Women, Narcissism and the Selfie Phenomenon | Mary McGill | TEDxGalway

Translator: Tijana Mihajlović Reviewer: Mile Živković Whenever I tell people that I am researching the selfie phenomenon, two things happen. First of all, they’re not impressed. “Why would anyone research the selfie?” they say. “Surely it’s just a digital cesspool

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Monogamish: The new rules of marriage | Jessica O’Reilly | TEDxVancouver
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Monogamish: The new rules of marriage | Jessica O’Reilly | TEDxVancouver

Translator: Johannes Duschner Reviewer: Ivana Krivokuća Wow, hello, everyone. I’m going to put down my phone, and totally resist the urge to snap a selfie to prove I was actually here. As Riaz said, my name is Jessica O’Reilly, and

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SOCIOLOGY – Max Weber
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SOCIOLOGY – Max Weber

Max Weber is one of the philosophers best able to explain to us the peculiar economic system we live within called capitalism. Born Erfurt in Germany in 1864, Weber grew up to see his country convulsed by the dramatic changes

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Jonathan Metzl on political issues that could impact your health
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Jonathan Metzl on political issues that could impact your health

He takes on society’s most controversial issues. Pushed back quite forcefully on this simplistic notion that some kind of mental illness diagnosis would have predicted a mass shooting. Examining social, economic and political issues through Vanderbilt Center for Medicine Health

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Is it lust or is it love? | Terri Orbuch | TEDxOaklandUniversity
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Is it lust or is it love? | Terri Orbuch | TEDxOaklandUniversity

Translator: Tijana MihajlovićReviewer: Ivana Krivokuća I've been studyingthe romance and relationship patterns of literally thousands of peoplefor the past 28 years, and one thing I have found,or one thing I know, is that most of us have experiencedthat wild and

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