The Censored TED Talks (VIDEOS)
July 31, 2013 3 Comments
These two TED talks that I am posting about have two things in common; They are both mind-blowingly awesome, AND they were both not only temporarily removed from the TED archive by TED Curator Chris Anderson, but also were also removed from YouTube! What do they have to hide?
Thankfully, they were re-posted on YouTube by some outstanding citizens, and remain there until further notice.
Graham Hancock, (the speaker in the first lecture), has been emailing back and fourth with Chris, trying to understand why his lecture, as well as Rupert Sheldrake’s, were censored.
If you are interested in hearing what he has to say about this, here is a link to Graham’s Facebook page where he has been keeping everyone updated about his conversation with Chris.
“The more I wade into the morass that is TED the more horrified I become at the illusion of openness this organisation has wrapped around itself, when the truth as I have now learned from direct experience is so very different. TED talks a good talk about itself, its nobility, its achievements. “We believe passionately,” TED boasts, “in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world. So we’re building here a clearinghouse that offers free knowledge and inspiration from the world’s most inspired thinkers, and also a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other.” - via Graham Hancock’s Facebook Page
Now, without further adieu, Graham Hancock and Rupert Sheldrake…