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Why do you come to TED conversations?

I have a secret to confess.

I have become increasingly addicted to TED talks. And only very recently have I discovered TED conversations, it's great.

Then I started reflecting- why do I do this? To get inspiration? To express my opinions or get comfort from recognition? To help people?
I hope my true intention is to want to learn new things.

So I'm curious and want to throw the question to the floor- Why do YOU leave comments at conversations?

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      Oct 12 2013: interesting. "the topics of conversations which I find compelling are fewer and farther between".

      perhaps that's a sign that you've learnt a lot and running out of topics you haven't given it a serious thought on. what do you think?
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        Oct 18 2013: the amount of topics have not ceased..it is that the needed topics of expression are non conventional i,e,how do you know what you think is correct" and similar topics on perception are dismissed as inappropriate..not a Ted frontier...so in fact some ofyou.or we are intellectually unable to group compare or grow....yet gleefully everone arrived via our host website Ted
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      Oct 23 2013: Hey Chris, Jimmy:

      Where you guys around in the original era with “the kurgan in disguise”?
      I really miss him around, he had great (though impolite) points of view, honest, straight, different,,,, interesting, made me rethink my perspectives…
      He was banned (after a record of ~-500 TED points!), and big arguments with moderators…

      The rest comes with popularization, and it’s a great thing to have TED expanding and talks being watched by millions, but conversation is impacted…
      I understand the moderators role (they don’t want this to be youtube) but that has a cost.

      Cheers!

      JB
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          Oct 24 2013: Hi Chris!

          I'm glad I'm not the only one who remembers him!

          Cheers!

          JB
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          Oct 24 2013: He was my favorite...

          I'll drink a glass of wine in his honor as well!

          Cheers!

          JB

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