Zachary Wood: Why Should We Listen To Views We Find Offensive? In college, Zachary Wood joined a group that invites provocative speakers to campus, hoping to spark dialogue. But he soon learned not everyone wants to hear from those with whom they disagree.
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Zachary Wood: Why Should We Listen To Views We Find Offensive?

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Zachary Wood: Why Should We Listen To Views We Find Offensive?

Zachary Wood: Why Should We Listen To Views We Find Offensive?

Zachary Wood: Why Should We Listen To Views We Find Offensive?

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Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Right to Speak.

About Zachary Wood's TED Talk

In college, Zachary Wood joined a group that invites provocative speakers to campus, hoping to spark dialogue. But he soon learned not everyone wants to hear from those with whom they disagree.

About Zachary Wood

Zachary Wood is a recent graduate of Williams College and former president of the group Uncomfortable Learning. He is currently a Robert L. Bartley Fellow at The Wall Street Journal. His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Nation, The Weekly Standard, and Inside Higher Ed. This year, Wood released his first book, Uncensored.