TED moments!

We love TED, it shares new ideas based on the activity of renown scientists, economists, artists, etc… It makes knowledge more accessible so we are proud to everyday share with you a TED video. Hope you enjoy it!

26/09/2014

This TED is going to be about the importance of understanding the other minds and how this process depends upon age. A child with 3 yo can’t understand morality and a 5yo can. Now isn’t this interesting enough to see this jaw-dropping talk?

 

Related with Shopenhauer’s quote and Damásio’s.

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Quoting Corner!

A place for quotes from renown people. Quotes for meditation and acquiring different perspectives. Everyday quotes!

26/09/2014

“Compassion is the basis of morality.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

"Schopenhauer" - Jules Lunteschütz
“Schopenhauer” – Jules Lunteschütz

For understanding the importance of emotions and emotional response, see António Damásio‘s work (the link here is for a quote from the neuroscientist) and Rebecca Saxe’s talk.

TED moments!

We love TED, it shares new ideas based on the activity of renown scientists, economists, artists, etc… It makes knowledge more accessible so we are proud to everyday share with you a TED video. Hope you enjoy it!

08/09/2014

For our second post we have chosen Philip Zimbardo. This psychology professor has became famous by his experiment called “Stanford Prison Experiment“, although its controversy in ethical terms, it is undeniable the importance it helds in the study of how the evil can proliferate. So what is the message? Become a hero…

This is my favourite of his conferences but I encourage you to view his others, check his TED profile page!

Posted on 09/09/2014 due to a delay in my day…