Dave Lim

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What gives you WONDER in your life? ( TED2011 Theme )

The theme of TED2011 is "THE REDISCOVERY OF WONDER".

So please do share: "What has given you wonder in your life?"

PS: In addition, if you like to share your response here:
we will compile responses from all over the world and share them online.

Wish you a Wondrous year ahead!

  • Mar 2 2011: The oportunity every second offers to better the "me" that was a second ago
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    Feb 27 2011: The experience of waking up each day still blows my mind. Being human fills me with wonder.

    FYI, I like this book:

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    Feb 26 2011: Life, the universe, and everything (thanks to Douglas Adams).
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    Feb 25 2011: Everything gives me wonder because I like being in the moment and exploring life with the curiosity of a child:>)
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    Feb 25 2011: Knowing that one day it will be over (in a positive sense)... like Steve Jobs said in his '05 Stanford Commencement http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UF8uR6Z6KLc
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    Feb 25 2011: My children. Every day is a new experience to them and a four year old knows no boundaries of inquisitiveness and imagination.
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    Feb 25 2011: Whatever curiousity is, it's an absolute motivating force. I just wonder wonder wonder at unsolved questions and problems. In fact, my immanent decision as to whether I will proceed with academic research or industrial design practice is predicated on whether I wonder more about answering questions or solving problems. WONDERFUL :)
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    Mar 3 2011: The moment I see someone understand for the first time a difficult concept, that light bulb moment

    Music and Nature always fill me with wonder. Some examples:

    The day I saw one of my houseplants move and I realized that it was ALIVE. It happened again when I saw a tree that was covered in ice, and its leaves were budding through.

    The first time I saw snow, and the first time I saw a snowfall of perfect individual snowflakes. It was like seeing millions and millions of cells fall out of the sky and the knowledge they were all different.

    If you are ever at a U2 show, when the song "Where the streets have no name" start, stop looking at the band and turn and look at the people. To see so much joy in every single face, to know we were all (80,000*) connected for that moment in time, its truly a moment of wonder. And to know it happens every time.