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The Median Isn’t the Message by Stephen Jay Gould

April 25, 2015


Stephen Jay Gould

In 1982, I learned I was suffering from a rare and serious cancer. After surgery, I asked my doctor what the best technical literature on the cancer was. She told me, with a touch of diplomacy, that there was nothing really worth reading. I soon realized why she had offered that humane advice: my cancer […]

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TED | Clint Smith: How to raise a black son in America

April 23, 2015


Clint Smith

0:11 Growing up, I didn’t always understand why my parents made me follow the rules that they did. Like, why did I really have to mow the lawn? Why was homework really that important? Why couldn’t I put jelly beans in my oatmeal? 0:26 My childhood was abound with questions like this. Normal things about […]

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TED | Gary Haugen: The hidden reason for poverty the world needs to address now

April 22, 2015


Gary Haugen - The Hidden Reason for Poverty

0:11 To be honest, by personality, I’m just not much of a crier. But I think in my career that’s been a good thing. I’m a civil rights lawyer, and I’ve seen some horrible things in the world. I began my career working police abuse cases in the United States. And then in 1994, I […]

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