Category Archives: TED Talks

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Conception to Birth – Visualized

Image-maker Alexander Tsiaras shares a powerful medical visualization, showing human development from conception to birth and beyond.

This video shows the magnificence of humans from the very beginning. Watch as the single cell multiplies in the pattern of the Flower of Life, expanding and evolving to create the most complex geometric structure that is our physical body.

TED Talk: How Science Can Explain Spirituality And Mystical Experiences

Jeff Lieberman, an MIT-trained artist, scientist and engineer, makes a scientific argument for mystical experience. He asks us to challenge our perception of what we are, our relationship to the universe, and our relationship to one another. Our minds are “thought-generating machines.” What we would happen if we could turn off the machine? If we could transcend our individual experience of the world?

 

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TEDxAsheville- Jeff Schmitt – The Road to Wellness

This beautiful video was shared with me recently and I felt i had to share it with everyone else! Check it out :)

Biochemist Jeff Schmitt shares what he learned about wellness from Amazon shamans, and what his knowledge might mean to a modern audience.

http://tedxasheville.com/

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxAsheville, where “x” = an independently organized TED event. At TEDxAsheville, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized