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TED-Ed: The paradox of value – Akshita Agarwal

Imagine you’re on a game show and you can choose between two prizes: a diamond … or a bottle of water. It’s an easy choice – the diamonds are more valuable. But if given the same choice when you were dehydrated in the desert, after wandering for days, would you choose differently? Why? Aren’t diamonds …

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Andre Angel: How Social Consumerism Can Change the World

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. The TEDxPlano 2014 theme was “On The Verge” and Andre Angel is On The Verge of creating a self-sustaining solution for hunger. His last name is “Angel,” but Andre Angel says he’s actually in the business of empowering angels — …

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