Do animals grieve? Do they have language or consciousness? For a long time, scientists resisted the urge to look for human qualities in animals. This hour, TED speakers explore how that is changing.
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Technology has reshaped our lives in amazing ways. But at what cost? This hour, TED speakers reveal how what we see, read, believe -- even how we vote -- can be manipulated by the technology we use.
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Does something serious happen when we play? In this episode, TED speakers describe how all forms of amusement -- tossing a ball to video games -- can make us smarter, saner and more collaborative.
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Sinful behavior is human, and nearly impossible to avoid. In this hour, TED speakers talk about the guilty pleasure of behaving badly, and the challenge of confronting sin, and avoiding it.
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