Posted in August 2012

Ancestors’ Guilt

Ancestors’ Guilt

Written by: Michael Kravshik. As Westernist culture has become more self-reflective, historical injustices have become an important issue in public discourse. We increasingly look back on the past, and evaluate circumstances that do not meet the high standards of our current moral code. This exercise brings with it both shame and guilt. At its core, … Continue reading

The 20 most-watched TED Talks to date

Originally posted on TED Blog:
TED is dedicated to ideas worth spreading. And that leaves many wondering exactly which ideas have been spread the most widely in the six years that TEDTalks videos have been available online. Here, a list of the 20 most-watched talks on all the platforms we track: TED.com, YouTube, iTunes, embed…

This Land is My Land, This Land is Your Land

This Land is My Land, This Land is Your Land

Written by: Michael Kravshik. Do nations deserve land rights? I’m not talking about countries with modern political borders, nor am I debating individual private land ownership. The word nation, in this situation, means a group of people who share a common culture, language, ethnicity, descent or history and not a political state. This question underlies … Continue reading