TED Conversations

Rebecca Lynn

This conversation is closed.

What is my obligation to society and the world?

I am a person that was born in good health, to a great family, a relatively high IQ, and with financial means and connections. I have struggled my entire life with feeling that have not done my part to contribute to the solving the problems of the world. Is there a TED scholar in this community that can help me come up with a realistic goal that would allow me to feel satisfied with my contribution to the world? I would love it if someone could come up with a talk relating to this subject.

Share:

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • thumb
    Sep 20 2013: As long as you have not hurt anybody, you are cleared of all obligation. but I still believe we are all in one planet just to help and support each other forget about hurting.

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.