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Peter Saul: Let's talk about dying | Video on TED.com

We can’t control if we’ll die, but we can “occupy death,” in the words of Dr. He calls on us to make clear our preferences for end of life care -- and suggests two questions for starting the conversation. (Filmed at TEDxNewy.

"Let's talk about dying"  We can’t control if we’ll die, but we can “occupy death,” in the words of Dr. Peter Saul. At TEDxNewy he calls on us to make clear our preferences for end of life care -- and suggests two questions for starting the conversation.

This talk is quite sensitive and has a bit of a fresh take on topics like death, and euthanasia. It's worth a watch, before you need to watch it :) TEDxNewy 2011 - Peter Saul - Dying in century Australia, a new experience for all of us.

As a young surgeon, Peter Attia felt contempt for a patient with diabetes. She was overweight, he thought, and thus responsible for the fact that she needed a foot amputation. But years later, Attia received an unpleasant medical surprise that led him to wonder: is our understanding of diabetes right? Could the precursors to diabetes cause obesity, and not the other way around? A look at how assumptions may be leading us to wage the wrong medical war.

As a young surgeon, Peter Attia felt contempt for a patient with diabetes. She was overweight, he thought, and thus responsible for the fact that she needed a foot amputation. But years later, Attia received an unpleasant medical surprise.

Opening weeks idea: How did we become a society where traits of the left brain are favored? What traits are we possibly ignoring in the right brain?

My stroke of insight :: Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story.

How Quantum Biology Might Explain Life’s Biggest Questions | Jim Al-Khalili | TED Talks

TED: Jim Al-Khalili: How Quantum Biology Might Explain Life’s Biggest Questions

Examine how the shape and angles of your surroundings can deeply influence the way you interact with the space and people around you.

Architecture and emotions. Examine how the shape and angles of your surroundings can deeply influence the way you interact with the space and people around you.

Los niños se fueron a dormir  y tú tienes 5 min para disfrutar estas charlas cortas.

10 short talks for parents who are short on time but starved for intellectual stimulation You aren't sleeping. You barely have time to eat, let alone peruse TED Talks. Here, talks under six minutes that will give you a quick dose of inspiration.

Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career In this funny and blunt talk, Larry Smith pulls no punches when he calls out the absurd excuses people invent when they fail to pursue their passions.

Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career. In this funny and blunt talk, Larry Smith pulls no punches when he calls out the absurd excuses people invent when they fail to pursue their passions.

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