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Rebecca Lynn

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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.

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  • Oct 3 2013: Please look at Amanda Palmer's ted talk, if you have not. If I am right Amanda is giving to people in need. The thing she is giving is hope that we can connect. It takes some work and vulnerability and persistence and a thick skin but she seems to be getting it done. She hit on a way to have the symbol of success, a lot of money, come to her group. That helps. I hope she keeps doing what she does. Her self choreographed job is unique. Her self choreographed job is productive. Her self choreographed job is artistry beyond ordinary.
    Yes, I hope she keeps doing it.

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