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* Jonathan Haidt: The moral roots of liberals and conservatives
In the first video Salvador Dali is used as an example of an artist who had an open mind. Although this was true, he was not clearly a "liberal" by Haidt's definition. I found it an interesting talk on the differences between liberals and conservatives in terms of importance of the 5 key values. One thing that stood out for me is the supposed rejection of authority by liberals as conservatives tend to crave authority not only for authority's sake, but so as to limit the authority they crave for their use against others. Nonetheless, there were many interesting ideas speculated in a brief lecture.

* Greg Asner: Ecology from the air
I love what was shown on the second video. Very interesting talk and very much informative. This talk about mapping the planet for information research on forests and structure date in a geographic context has the power to completely change our understanding of the ecosystems. Of course that will only be if the technology of the CAO is utilized to save what we have left. I think the talk could encourage everyone, including business crowd to realize the importance of preserving natural resources for the well-being of every specie and to sustain the cycle of life.

* Sebastiao Salgado: The silent drama of photography
I find this video as well as Sebastiao's photography to be highly inspirational. This was an amazing video showing people that we can make a difference and that photography and art express other people too not just ourselves and people around us. This video helped me realize how amazing is to help our planet to rebuild lost trees by…...

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