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Why We Lie

Let's face it: people lie. We lie to each other and to ourselves. Is there a deeper reason why we do it? In this episode, TED speakers deconstruct the hard truths of deception.

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Overcoming

In this hour, TED speakers share stories of overcoming a weakness and turning it into a strength.

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Getting There

How we get to where we need to go--and how long it takes--affects our lives on a daily basis. In this hour, TED speakers imagine a future of transport that's faster, cleaner, and just plain cooler.

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Haves And Have-Nots

In this hour, TED speakers share big ideas about inequality and ways we might achieve prosperity for all.

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What We Fear

In this hour, TED speakers explore what it means to be afraid, and how we calm ourselves down — or don't — when we're terrified.

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