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Tag Archives: Identity
The Politics of Fiction
Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have novelist Elif Shafak, who is the most-read female author in Turkey. She explicitly defies description. Her writing blends East and West, feminism and tradition, the local and the global, Sufism and … Continue reading
How The Worst Moments in Our Lives Make Us Who We Are
Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have writer Andrew Solomon. Solomon writes about politics, culture, and psychology and has spent his career telling stories of the hardships of others. His 2012 book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the … Continue reading
Posted in Autism, Other Writers, Tuesdays with TED Tagged 50th Birthday, Acceptance, Andrew Solomon, Anger, Authenticity, Identity, Parenting, Shame, Special Needs, Story, Writing Life Leave a comment
Who Am I? Think Again
Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we’re watching conceptual artist Hetain Patel who asks: how do we decide who we are? Patel’s surprising performance, Be Like Water, plays with identity, language, and accent — and challenges you to think deeper than … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, Tuesdays with TED Tagged Authenticity, Bruce Lee, Creativity, Hetain Patel, Identity, Story, Truth, Writing Life, Yuyu Rau Leave a comment