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 of narcissism and shallowness, a damning indictment of the image-obsessed culture in which we now…

Testigos de la historia | Teresa Bo | TEDxRiodelaPlata

Translator: Elia Gasparolo Reviewer: Sebastian Betti I was in Baghdad in 2003, the city was falling after days of war. I had gone up with a unit from the US Army, Baghdad airport was taken, there were days of shootings, bombings and deaths. The lootings started, people killing among each other for a bag of…

Food As A Religion | Adam Melonas | TEDxCambridge

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven So it all started with a very, seemingly innocent little phrase: an apple a day keeps the doctor away. This little phrase, it marked the beginning of one of the greatest takedowns in marketing history. With this one phrase, we nullified the greatness of Adam and Eve…

Art as a Spiritual Practice | Stephanie Smith | TEDxLehighRiver

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven The word “spirituality” means many different things to many different people. So just for today, I’m going to define it as the process of getting to know yourself so you can in turn get to know what’s bigger than you. A spiritual practice is typically a solitary…