What motivates explorers to venture into the unknown?
In this hour, TED speakers share stories of going to the brink of human endurance and the edge of our world.
by NPR/TED Staff
It's possible for even the most chaotic systems to be organized. Sometimes in ways that would never occur to us.
Even the most seemingly chaotic systems have some order to them. This episode, TED speakers explore the inner architecture of living systems, from ant colonies to corporations to social movements.
"In some great moment, man can be perfect, it's possible. But for five minutes." - Psychologist Abraham Maslow
Humans need food, sleep, safety, love, purpose. Psychologist Abraham Maslow ordered our needs into a hierarchy. This week, TED speakers explore that spectrum of need, from primal to profound.
"I think stories are necessary, just as necessary as food and love. It's how we make meaning of our lives." — Chimamanda Adichie
In this hour, TED speakers explore the art of storytelling — and how good stories have the power to transform our perceptions of the world.
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