What the US health care system assumes about you | Mitchell Katz

A few years ago, I was taking care of a woman who was a victim of violence. I wanted her to be seen in a clinic that specialized in trauma survivors. I made the appointment myself because, being the director of the department, I knew if I did it, she would get an appointment right […]

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How racism makes us sick | David R. Williams

How racism makes us sick | David R. Williams

An article in the Yale Alumni Magazine told the story of Clyde Murphy, a black man who was a member of the Class of 1970. Clyde was a success story. After Yale and a law degree from Columbia, Clyde spent the next 30 years as one of America’s top civil rights lawyers. He was also […]

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Reverse Heart Disease and Diabetes Dean Ornish – The Whole Food Plant Based diet, Exercise, stress

Reverse Heart Disease and Diabetes Dean Ornish – The Whole Food Plant Based diet, Exercise, stress

Dr. Delgado: I’m with Doctor Dean Ornish and when I first read the studies about reversal of coronary heart disease, it was Dean Ornish that brought it to the public view. Doctor Dean Ornish, you’re doing some great work. Can you share with our audience the key of what you’re gonna share with this medical […]

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How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek

How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek

How do you explain when things don’t go as we assume? Or better, how do you explain when others are able to achieve things that seem to defy all of the assumptions? For example: Why is Apple so innovative? Year after year, after year, they’re more innovative than all their competition. And yet, they’re just […]

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Religions and babies | Hans Rosling

Religions and babies | Hans Rosling

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast I’m going to talk about religion. But it’s a broad and very delicate subject, so I have to limit myself. And therefore I will limit myself to only talk about the links between religion and sexuality. (Laughter) This is a very serious talk. So I will talk of what […]

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How to get serious about diversity and inclusion in the workplace | Janet Stovall

How to get serious about diversity and inclusion in the workplace | Janet Stovall

Everybody has that one friend — you know, the single-minded one, the one who, no matter what the question is, always finds a way to make the answer whatever it is she’s single-minded about. I’m that friend. (Laughter) And the thing that I’m single-minded about is racism. If someone were to ask me, “So, Janet, […]

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How to practice emotional first aid | Guy Winch

How to practice emotional first aid | Guy Winch

I grew up with my identical twin, who was an incredibly loving brother. Now, one thing about being a twin is, it makes you an expert at spotting favoritism. If his cookie was even slightly bigger than my cookie, I had questions. And clearly, I wasn’t starving. (Laughter) When I became a psychologist, I began […]

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Michael Sandel: The lost art of democratic debate

Michael Sandel: The lost art of democratic debate

One thing the world needs, one thing this country desperately needs is a better way of conducting our political debates. We need to rediscover the lost art of democratic argument. (Applause) If you think about the arguments we have, most of the time it’s shouting matches on cable television, ideological food fights on the floor […]

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Dean Ornish: Healing through diet

This session is on natural wonders, and the bigger conference is on the pursuit of happiness. I want to try to combine them all, because to me, healing is really the ultimate natural wonder. Your body has a remarkable capacity to begin healing itself, and much more quickly than people had once realized, if you […]

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A beginner’s guide to quantum computing | Shohini Ghose

A beginner’s guide to quantum computing | Shohini Ghose

Let’s play a game. Imagine that you are in Las Vegas, in a casino, and you decide to play a game on one of the casino’s computers, just like you might play solitaire or chess. The computer can make moves in the game, just like a human player. This is a coin game. It starts […]

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