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TED Found in Translation Sessions: Pico Iyer

In this Found in Translation Session, Pico leads a discussion on whether foreignness exists. He notes that with expanded technology, more interaction and increased mixing of languages, it's getting more and more difficult to find a place that is truly foreign. But is the world growing homogeneously or is it in fact as full of distance as it ever was? The translators offer a unique position as their work with TED helps to preserve and revive languages that have been threatened by politics and demographics.

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