Ruth Chang:
How to make hard choices

TEDSalon NY2014 · 14:41 · Filmed May 2014

Here's a talk that could literally change your life. Which career should I pursue? Should I break up — or get married?! Where should I live? Big decisions like these can be agonizingly difficult. But that's because we think about them the wrong way, says philosopher Ruth Chang. She offers a powerful new framework for shaping who we truly are.

Ruth Chang asks why some choices are so hard — and what that means for the human condition. Full bio