TED Conversations

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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 15 2013: It used to be "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."

    But nowadays I rarely check in as I've ventured of to Reddit, there's more interesting stuff there, the threading system is WAY better and even though there's very little moderating I often find the quality of the topics and comments better then those presented at TED... On the other hand I was a real TED-Conversation-junkie for 2-3 years and I think that I've discussed most of the topics that arise here...

    I also like to read about the topics that "Don't contribute to the TED community as a whole" I actually visit Reddits subreddit for TED more then i visit TED Conversations nowadays... give it a go if you'd like http://www.reddit.com/r/ted

    Also, there used to be a different feel to TED Conversations... we used to have fun, I lost that some where along with the decline in TED admin quality... Now it's mostly Morton Bast who's the god guy, I haven't even gotten any reply to my last 3 emails that I sent TED and that was over 4 months ago...

    Oh, didn't mean to moan (I actually did), anyway, enjoy it as I have, I learnt so much about myself, life and people here and I'm really glad I had my time here... But I think I'm past it until something changes at TED.

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