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Ahmed Ben Yaghlen

Student, Youth & Science Association of Tunisia

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How to build our future without destroying the Earth ?

I want to talk with the members of TED community about our future and our children's future because it is important to us, how to develop without destroying.

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Closing Statement from Ahmed Ben Yaghlen

In this society the young people from the cities and from the countryside, professionals or not, often the world's leaders , have all means to join and reinforce our efforts to raise the brave torch of the protection our home that illuminates the way in which the future of us all is decided.

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  • Aug 2 2012: GO BACK TO STONE AGE!!!! LIFE!!!!!!
    • Aug 5 2012: I am typing into a marvel of technology, connected to the entire globe, and wondering if perhaps my descendants will indeed find happiness in a second stone age. I think we should try to avoid that, if only because of the misery of illness that our technology can prevent and ameliorate.
      • Aug 5 2012: I agree, how many of us has personal experience with average day to day life in the stone age? I'm willing to bet is wasn't a walk in the park. Hungry animals eating your family wouldn't make for a fun afternoon. Watching your clan starve off due to 1 year of drought, no thanks. We take so much for granted as far as technology is concerned. Now is all we have, we need to start cherishing it and helping others do the same.

        Happiness is only found in the subjective reality, objective reality is devoid of emotion.
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          Aug 5 2012: Sub Saharan Africa doesn't look like much fun from our perspective does it?

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