12 Feb 2017

Misconceptions - 12 February

From TED Radio Hour, 7:06 pm on 12 February 2017

Misconceptions

What if truths we believe in are completely wrong? Five TED speakers move beyond conventional wisdom to reveal complex realities about what we think we know to be true.  

Malcolm Gladwell: What's The Real Story Of David And Goliath?
Jennifer 8. Lee: Where Does General Tso Chicken Actually Come From?
Allan Savory: How Can Deserts Turn Into Grasslands?
Leslie T. Chang:What Are The Lives of Chinese Factory Workers Really Like?
Barry Schwartz: Are We Happier When We Have More Options?
From NPR’s  TED Radio Hour

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