Watch | Read | Listen

Watch: The Sound of Silence

Ted Silence

Are we plugged in to our music, the radio, social media all the time because we want to avoid the sound of discord around us?

Dr. Gage Paine argues that silence can dissolve that discord and help us find peace.



Read: How to Cure Our Chronic Self-Righteousness

Silence“Love … is the honoring of others in a way that grants them the grace of their own autonomy and allows mutual discovery.”

Once again some wonderful research by Maria Popova, this time a glimpse into the diaries of the artist Anne Truitt.

Truitt trained as a psychologist before she turned to art and her introspection and self-awareness, coupled with an artist’s patient observation,  can be seen in her journal; Daybook: The Journal of an Artist.


Listen: The Power of Stories

Power of StoriesGuy Raz investigates whether stories have the power to transform our perceptions of the world, with Andrew Stanton, Tracy Chevalier, Chip Kidd, Chimamanda Adichie and Andrew Stanton.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio, this series on BBC Radio 4 Xtra takes a journey through fascinating ideas based on their talks on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *