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Faith and doubt, last night in the TED office

Faith and doubt, last night in the TED office

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Beliefs run deep, influencing not just whether we follow a religion but also the choices we make about every aspect of our lives. Belief is something we at TED think a lot about, and last night we held a session in our office dedicated to exploring what we believe and why we believe it. The []

The doubt essential to faith: Lesley Hazleton at TEDGlobal 2013

The doubt essential to faith: Lesley Hazleton at TEDGlobal 2013

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A few years ago, Lesley Hazleton, self-described “accidental theologist,” found herself waking each morning with the same question: What happened to Muhammad the night he received the revelation of the Koran? An agnostic Jew, Hazleton was writing a biography of the man who stood in the desert outside of Mecca in the year 610 at []

The Space Between: Talks from TEDxWomen

The Space Between: Talks from TEDxWomen

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Over the past two days, TEDxWomen brought together 50 speakers from around the globe, each giving a different slice of thinking on the state of women today. Here, a selection of the powerful talks from this event, which was produced and curated by The Paley Center for Media. Session 1: The space between Poverty and []