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Full Spectrum Reading List: 7 Great Books by TED 2012 Speakers
Full Spectrum Reading List: 7 Great Books by TED 2012 Speakers

Anatomy of introversion, inside the brain’s optimism bias, and a blueprint for doomsday from PC Guy.

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Elizabeth Gilbert on How Schopenhauer’s Porcupine Dilemma Reveals the Secret of Happiness
Elizabeth Gilbert on How Schopenhauer’s Porcupine Dilemma Reveals the Secret of Happiness

On how to connect without getting pricked.

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It’s Only with the Heart One Can See Rightly: A Hand-Drawn Quote from The Little Prince
It’s Only with the Heart One Can See Rightly: A Hand-Drawn Quote from The Little Prince

“…what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

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All the Time in the World
All the Time in the World

What a charred ancient tree can teach us about impermanence, deep time, and our place in the universe.

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What It’s Like to Live in a Universe of Ten Dimensions
What It’s Like to Live in a Universe of Ten Dimensions

What songwriting has to do with string theory.

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The Science of Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing
The Science of Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing

What the greatest mystery of science has to do with this moment we share, right now.

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