Previous Shows

Do We Need Humans?

In this episode, TED speakers consider the promises and perils of our relationship with technology.

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What Is Beauty?

TED speakers suggest reasons why humans are hardwired to crave and respond to beauty.

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The Violence Within Us

Violence and brutality are grim realities of life. In this hour, TED speakers explore the sinister side of human nature, and whether we're all capable of violence.

This episode, TED speakers uncover surprising realities about violence. Sascha Burkard/iStockphoto hide caption

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Peering Into Space

This hour, we'll hear from TED speakers who share an infectious sense of wonder and curiosity about our place in the universe and what lies beyond our skies.

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Making Mistakes

In this episode, TED speakers consider why sometimes we need to make mistakes and face them head-on.

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