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PHILOSOPHY: Jacques Derrida

PHILOSOPHY: Jacques Derrida

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Jacques Derrida was one of the most famous, controversial, but also wise figures in recent French intellectual life. He invented a way of doing philosophy that he called Deconstruction, which fundamentally altered our understanding of many academic fields, especially literary studies. Derrida was born in 1930 in El Biar, a suburb of Algiers, in what […]

Designing Your Life | Bill Burnett | TEDxStanford

Designing Your Life | Bill Burnett | TEDxStanford

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Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Cristina Bufi-Pöcksteiner Hello, everyone. I’m here to help you design your life. We’re going to use the technique of design thinking. Design thinking is something we’ve been working on at the d.School and in the School of Engineering for over 50 years, and it’s an innovation methodology, works on products, works […]

Is The Japanese Education System Failing? | ASIAN BOSS

Is The Japanese Education System Failing? | ASIAN BOSS

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LITERATURE – Ralph Waldo Emerson

LITERATURE – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ralph Waldo Emerson is the father of American literature. In a series of strikingly original essays, written in the mid-nineteenth century, he fundamentally changed the way that America saw its cultural and artistic possibilities, and he enabled a separation from transatlantic literary traditions. “We have listened too long…”, he wrote, “…to the Courtly muses of […]

Should I Marry Someone I Don’t Love? | The School of Adam Saleh

Should I Marry Someone I Don’t Love? | The School of Adam Saleh

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ADAM:I can’t believe this is actually happening.I’m about to have an arranged marriage. [THEME MUSIC PLAYING] NARRATOR:The School of Life is sending some of YouTube’s most popular creatorson a series of field trips,to explore philosophy’s most intriguing ideas.This time…♪ Just got home From Lebanon… ♪NARRATOR:…Adam Saleh, the 25-year-old New Yorker,best known for his hip-hop flavored […]

Shah Rukh Khan at Yale University as Chubb Fellow (official video)

Shah Rukh Khan at Yale University as Chubb Fellow (official video)

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– Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the Chubb Fellowship lecture with Shah Rukh Khan in collaboration with the South Asian Society. In 1949, Yale alumnus, Hendon Chubb founded a speaking fellowship to promote the notion that service to the public good is the highest calling to which the citizen can aspire. According to […]

Why your major will never matter | Megan Schwab | TEDxFSU

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Translator: Vivian Chen Reviewer: Irina Zayats So, we’ve been made a lot of promises as a generation. One of the very first promises we hear, and for many of us, the very first experience we have with the idea of career planning, is the promise that you can be anything that you want to be […]

What no one ever told you about people who are single | Bella DePaulo | TEDxUHasselt

What no one ever told you about people who are single | Bella DePaulo | TEDxUHasselt

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Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Panagiota Prokopi I’m 63, and I have been single my whole life. (Applause) Thank you! (Applause) I love you already. (Laughter) When I was in my 20s and 30s, I knew I was supposed to get married, and I knew I was supposed to want to be married. Even now, I […]

Ageing well – Hydration

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Hello, my name is Jitka Vseteckova and I am Senior Lecturer in Health and social care in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies at The Open University. As part of the Ageing Well series of mini lectures we’ll be exploring how important it is, over our lifespan, to maintain a well-balanced nutrition and […]

Life Lessons From 100-Year-Olds

Life Lessons From 100-Year-Olds

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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I think I’ve done all that I wanted to do. As long as I can be helpful and keep going. That’s the main thing. My name is Clifford, but call me Cliff Crozier and I was born on the 6th of September 1915. Makes me now a hundred and one. born in Birkenhead in […]