The advance toward a more connected, united, compassionate world is in peril. Some voices are demanding a retreat, back to a world where insular nations battle for their own interests. But most of the big problems we face are collective in nature and global in scope. What can we do, together, about it? In a […]
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Listening to stories widens the imagination; telling them lets us leap over cultural walls, embrace different experiences, feel what others feel. Elif Shafak builds on this simple idea to argue that fiction can overcome identity politics. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2010, July 2010 in Oxford, UK. Duration: 19:46) http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf Watch Elif Shafak’s talk on TED.com, where […]