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Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story

www.ted.com Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks

Michael Specter: The danger of science denial

www.ted.com Vaccine-autism claims, “Frankenfood” bans, the herbal cure craze All point to the public’s growing fear (and, often, outright denial) of science and reason, says Michael Specter. He warns the trend spells disaster for human progress.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading