Tuesdays with TED at Trailside Senior Center

Tuesdays with TED

Trailside 4700 Dublin Ave. in Midland, Tuesday, January 22nd, 11:45am-1:00pm

TED Talks offer knowledge and inspiration from the world’s foremost thinkers in video presentations online for free. Join educator Tom Lowrey on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month during lunch to watch a TED talk (typically 10-20 minutes each) and participate in lively discussion about the ideas presented. As always, we hold TED Talks to generate discussion and thought. The views expressed by TED speakers do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Senior Services or its employees. Please Register by Calling 633-3700.

Doing the Right (Ethical) Thing

Our loss of wisdom
Barry Schwartz makes a passionate call for “practical wisdom” as an antidote to a society gone mad with bureaucracy.

How whistle-blowers shape history
Fraud researcher and documentary filmmaker Kelly Richmond Pope shares lessons from some of the most high-profile whistle-blowers of the past, explaining how they’ve shared information that has shaped society and why they need our trust and protection.

How to let go of being a “good” person and become a better person
Social psychologist Dolly Chugh explains the puzzling psychology of ethical behavior and shows how the path to becoming better starts with owning your mistakes.