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The Revolutionary Power of Diverse Thought

The Revolutionary Power of Diverse Thought

Feb 28, 2022-- Elif Shafak is a Turkish author, columnist and speaker who writes stories of women, minorities, immigrants, subcultures, and youth in both Turkish and English. In this Ted Talk, she exposes the unprecedented challenges facing the world today, the attraction to and fallacy of following demagogues, and how these same problems will show us the way forward: the indispensability of democracy, the need for global solidarity, the beauty of cosmopolitanism and diversity, the portability of homeland, and the telling of stories that evoke the taste of freedom (14351 reads)


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