Tag: Sociology

Why we’re unhappy — the expectation gap | Nat Ware | TEDxKlagenfurt

Why we’re unhappy — the expectation gap | Nat Ware | TEDxKlagenfurt

Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I remember being shocked the first few times I went to Africa. I was shocked when I met a one-legged taxi driver in Kenya. I was shocked when I met Sonia, an orphan…

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RSA ANIMATE: Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

RSA ANIMATE: Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

Our motivations are unbelievably interesting. I’ve been working on this for a few years and I find the topic still amazingly engaging and interesting, so I want to tell you about that. The science is really surprising. It’s…

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Microaggressions: Fact vs. Myth | FACTUAL FEMINIST

Microaggressions: Fact vs. Myth | FACTUAL FEMINIST

Several months ago, yours truly, the Factual Feminist was the victim of a microaggression. Body-acceptance activist Lindy West tweeted: “Why does Christina Hoff Sommers constantly look like she’s being drained of her gelfing essence?” For those who are…

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

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…

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

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….

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