When I wrote about TED, I mentioned Jill Bolte Taylor’s awesome (and I don’t use that word lightly) talk. It has been posted to the TED site, and if you have 18 minutes to spare, it’s well worth it. It probably it won’t have the power of seeing it live, but I’ve heard from friends that it has moved them nonetheless.
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I loved the beautifully written “My Stroke of Insight – a Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey” by Jill Bolte Taylor and her incredible talk on TED dot com. Dr. Taylor’s unique perspective as a Harvard neuroanatomist having a stroke, combined with her sensitivity and awareness, produced something as powerful as I’ve ever witnessed. I want to share Dr Taylor’s story far and wide because it’s a wonderful story and a great book to read, but more importantly, this is the message we desperately need if we are to survive as a species.