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The best 10 TED TALKS

It's obvious that this selection is purely based on my tastes.  However, I understand the canon on which TED TALKS are based, i.e.,  Ideas worth spreadingConnecting people and acts of compassion are the other two phrases that are given primary importance.  The custodian of TED TALKS in his speech said that TED TALKS are like a whole body massage for the brain.  You have journalists, environmentalists, politicians, scientists, engineers, doctors, explorers, activists, astronomers, writers, musicians, artists, photographers, film makers and many more on the stages of TED TALKS.  Here I am presenting before you my favourite 10 TED TALKS. 

I love many more TED TALKS.  It is a wonderful sight when these people from different walks of life come together and share their stories.  I have been a secret lover of TED TALKS for the past eight years.  The following talks are no better than other talks but I find these as sublime because of their capacity to move people's hearts.  


NUMBER ONE :   CHRIS ABANI  [February 2008]

Watch the TED TALK by Chris Abani

Chris Abani


NUMBER TWO :   SUNITHA KRISHNAN [November 2009]

Sunitha Krishnan



NUMBER THREE : SARAH KAY  [March 2011]

Sarah Kay




NUMBER FOUR : JOSHUA PRAGER  [February 2013]

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Joshua Prager



NUMBER FIVE :  ELIZABETH GILBERT  [February 2009]

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Elizabeth Gilbert


NUMBER SIX : SIR KEN ROBINSON  [February 2006]


NUMBER SEVEN :  ASH BECKHAM   [September 2014]

Ash Beckham



 NUMBER EIGHT :  B J MILLER  [March 20015]

Watch the TED TALK by BJ Miller


      
B J Miller


                    
NUMBER NINE : ANDREW SOLOMON   [April 2013]


Watch the TED TALK by Andrew Solomon

 
Andrew Solomon



NUMBER TEN :  PICO IYER

Watch the TED TALK by Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer


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