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Prashanth Gopalan

Founder & Curator, TEDxUW


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If you could spend one day in a great library studying anything you wanted, what would you study?

People don't read and think for themselves anymore. Maybe this is an age-old problem, maybe not. Regardless, I hope that asking this question will spur people on to think about what interests them, what makes them curious, and to go and actively pursue knowledge on that subject.

To help people read, think and speak for themselves again -- that should be a goal of every human capable of thought.


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    Apr 18 2013: Among many topics which I could very easily (and happily!) spend my entire day reading about, maybe spending the time studying the decline in people seeming to want to extend their knowledge and study in the first place could be interesting...


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