TED Conversations

Elizabeth Rivas

Struggling Student,

This conversation is closed.

Do you believe TED is elitist and exclusive?

My main reason for asking this question is to find out how you,the members feel about TED as a non-profit organization. I've recently been looking into TED because of a research paper for school and I've been aiming to argue against the idea that TED is elitist and that they are exclusive. However I would really like to hear from other people whether you believe TED is in some ways elitist and/or exclusive.


Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • thumb
    May 31 2013: The speeches perhaps are presented by elitists,but ultimately the people who watching and talking are the ordinary.TED is so inclusive,where everyone can comment and pose conversation freely,your ideas maybe bigger than those on the stage.

    As for each individual,TED reveals your excellence,because everyone talks more rational and insightful here than in other platform.We may talk idly during the day,but at the end of the day,TED provides us a place to share deep thought,which is the quality of every human being.
    • thumb
      May 31 2013: Yes. TED-conversation is the quality of every human being !

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.