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The Intellectually-Stimulating YouTube Find Thread

Unread postby FirePhantom » 19th November, 2010, 5:42 am

Post intellectually-stimulating YouTube finds (e.g., videos from TEDTalks).

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I really like this idea, and God knows balloting needs to be changed (for the better).


This is absolutely fascinating:

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Unread postby Matt.au » 19th November, 2010, 7:05 am

FirePhantom wrote:
That's amazing :monocle:.
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Unread postby Olly » 19th November, 2010, 8:36 am

I really enjoy watching the TED talks.



Was one of my favourites.
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Unread postby wheresmyhotdog » 19th November, 2010, 4:13 pm

My favorite one (in parts). Gotta love liquid helium below the lambda point.







And who doesn't like crazy russian science. Making zombies since 1940.


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Unread postby FirePhantom » 20th November, 2010, 5:28 am

SweetDreams wrote:

That was brilliant. "None are more enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."
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Unread postby Matt.au » 20th November, 2010, 5:47 am

FirePhantom wrote:
SweetDreams wrote:

That was brilliant. "None are more enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."
Videos like that make me feel like there is no point to life :(.
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Unread postby FirePhantom » 20th November, 2010, 5:51 am

TheMaster wrote:
FirePhantom wrote:
SweetDreams wrote:

That was brilliant. "None are more enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."

Videos like that make me feel like there is no point to life :(.

The point of life it to make the lives of those around us and who come after us better. We just have to fight the evils of corporatism and contemporary capitalism first so we can get back to that.
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Unread postby Matt.au » 20th November, 2010, 5:55 am

FirePhantom wrote:
TheMaster wrote:
FirePhantom wrote:
SweetDreams wrote:

That was brilliant. "None are more enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."

Videos like that make me feel like there is no point to life :(.

The point of life it to make the lives of those around us and who come after us better. We just have to fight the evils of corporatism and contemporary capitalism first so we can get back to that.
But how can we possibly do that when even food, something vital to life, is so processed and the animals are not even fed real food? I wonder if there is any way to buy completely natural food...
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Unread postby FirePhantom » 20th November, 2010, 6:05 am

TheMaster wrote:
FirePhantom wrote:
TheMaster wrote:
FirePhantom wrote:
SweetDreams wrote:

That was brilliant. "None are more enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."

Videos like that make me feel like there is no point to life :(.

The point of life it to make the lives of those around us and who come after us better. We just have to fight the evils of corporatism and contemporary capitalism first so we can get back to that.

But how can we possibly do that when even food, something vital to life, is so processed and the animals are not even fed real food? I wonder if there is any way to buy completely natural food...

In the Netherlands, and most of Europe (I believe), cows graze on grass and chickens roam free in farmyards.
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Unread postby Matt.au » 20th November, 2010, 6:10 am

FirePhantom wrote:
TheMaster wrote:
FirePhantom wrote:
TheMaster wrote:
FirePhantom wrote:
SweetDreams wrote:

That was brilliant. "None are more enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."

Videos like that make me feel like there is no point to life :(.

The point of life it to make the lives of those around us and who come after us better. We just have to fight the evils of corporatism and contemporary capitalism first so we can get back to that.

But how can we possibly do that when even food, something vital to life, is so processed and the animals are not even fed real food? I wonder if there is any way to buy completely natural food...

In the Netherlands, and most of Europe (I believe), cows graze on grass and chickens roam free in farmyards.
What about Australia? From what you and René are always saying about the Netherlands, it a seriously contender for the country I will emigrate to when I am older.
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Unread postby FirePhantom » 20th November, 2010, 6:17 am

TheMaster wrote:
FirePhantom wrote:
TheMaster wrote:
FirePhantom wrote:
TheMaster wrote:
FirePhantom wrote:
SweetDreams wrote:

That was brilliant. "None are more enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."

Videos like that make me feel like there is no point to life :(.

The point of life it to make the lives of those around us and who come after us better. We just have to fight the evils of corporatism and contemporary capitalism first so we can get back to that.

But how can we possibly do that when even food, something vital to life, is so processed and the animals are not even fed real food? I wonder if there is any way to buy completely natural food...

In the Netherlands, and most of Europe (I believe), cows graze on grass and chickens roam free in farmyards.

What about Australia? From what you and René are always saying about the Netherlands, it a seriously contender for the country I will emigrate to when I am older.

You live in Australia... try and change it. It is a democracy. Attend rallies, support progressive politicians (work in their campaigns).
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Unread postby Matt.au » 20th November, 2010, 6:27 am

FirePhantom wrote:You live in Australia... try and change it. It is a democracy. Attend rallies, support progressive politicians (work in their campaigns).
I wish it were that easy. When a political party can go from having almost no support to being part of a hung parliament buy simply using the phrase "We will stop the boats" I really lose faith in humanity. If only the sex party didn't preference the liberals...
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Unread postby FirePhantom » 20th November, 2010, 6:39 am

TheMaster wrote:
FirePhantom wrote:You live in Australia... try and change it. It is a democracy. Attend rallies, support progressive politicians (work in their campaigns).

I wish it were that easy. When a political party can go from having almost no support to being part of a hung parliament buy simply using the phrase "We will stop the boats" I really lose faith in humanity. If only the sex party didn't preference the liberals...

I have no idea what you're talking about... but surely there is something you can do besides wallow in apathy.

In any case, let's try and keep this thread on topic.
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Unread postby Prometheus » 20th November, 2010, 8:56 am

Yeah, I know one day I'll have to let it all go, but I keep it just in case.
In case you don't find what you're looking for.
In case you're missing what you had before.
In case you change your mind, I'll be waiting here.
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Unread postby Magru » 20th November, 2010, 12:07 pm

Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity? from YouTube


Inspiring and hilarious.
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