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Spoken And Unspoken

In this hour, TED speakers reflect on how words and methods of communication affect us, more than you might expect.

Talk To Me Memphis Slim


"It is really peculiar on the face of it that our languages exist to prevent us from communicating with each other." — Mark Pagel James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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You're Speaking My Language Juliette And The Licks


"You exist in this galaxy, you exist around this star, you exist on this planet, you are a member of this species — and all of these are part of knowing what you are." - David Christian iStockphoto hide caption

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"There's just many, many things, many factors that get us to work: Money is one of them, and maybe not even the most important one." — Dan Ariely iStock and Stocksy hide caption

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