If you haven't tried a TEDtalk yet, here's another hearty recommendation.
This one is Jeremy Gilley's history of starting a worldwide day of peace. It is about 15 minutes long, inspiring, and bittersweet. His peace day is coming up (every year) on September 21.
Join Andrea (of Common Ground) for a Peace Walk on September 21.
TED stands for Teaching, Education, and Design. The speakers share insights into artwork, science, history, technology, economics, activism, teaching/pedagogy, and many more disciplines.
If you are interested in hosting a discussion club at the library with TEDtalks to initiate discussion, we would be happy to work with you. Or, a TED group could be virtual! Ruidoso Public Library (and this blog) could help you create a wiki, email group, or blog of your own, where anyone interested (or by invitation only) could suggest a TEDtalk to watch and then write your comments, observations, or questions online. Virtual groups allow for the most flexibility in scheduling, save gas for driving to a meeting, and help people who can't get out feel involved.
Please email us (under the Contact Us tab on the homepage) or post your comments below if such a group appeals to you. Thanks!