A user on Quora recently asked:

What are the top 5 TED talks that you took away the most learnings from?

And none other than the founder of TED himself, Chris Anderson, replied with his top 5 TED talks along with a brief explanation why he found each talk so enlightening.

Below you will find all 5 talks embedded. They’re around 20 minutes each so you may want to bookmark this page for future viewing 🙂 Enjoy!

[via Chris Anderson on Quora]

1. David Deutsch: Chemical scum that dream of distant quasars

 

“Unusual talk this one. It was given as a Socratic dialog. They reach the conclusion that pure reason has shaped history profoundly, though it sometimes takes hundreds of years. If the world bought into this view, we’d do a much better job of listening to each other. This version of the talk is delivered in animated form, via the brilliance of Cognitive’s Andrew Park.”

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