Behold, your recap of TED-related news: Print your own pharmaceutical factory. As part of an ongoing quest to make pharmaceuticals easier to manufacture, chemist Lee Cronin and his team at the University of Glasgow have designed a way to 3D-print a portable “factory” for the complicated and multi-step chemical reactions needed to create useful drugs. […]Continue reading
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After stepping down as Chief Rabbi of the UK and Commonwealth in 2013, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks became an increasingly well-known speaker, respected moral voice and writer. He authored more than 30 books, including Not in God's Name: Confronting Religious Violence and Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times.
Granted a seat in the British House of Lords in 2009 and the winner of the 2016 Templeton Prize, Rabbi Lord Sacks was a key Jewish voice for universalism and an embrace of tolerance between religions and cultures. He rejected the "politics of anger" brought about by the way "we have acted as if markets can function without morals, international corporations without social responsibility and economic systems without regard to their effect on the people left stranded by the shifting tide." He also saw, as a key idea for faith in our times, that unity in heaven creates diversity on Earth.
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TED2017 begins with a manifesto: “We will not sleepwalk into a future of dread. Instead we will pursue: courage, deep human connection, imagination, thrilling possibility, understanding. The Future You is yet to be written. Let’s write it together.” In a comprehensive opening session — hosted by TED’s Head Curator, Chris Anderson, and streamed live to 800 […]Continue reading
“These are the times that try men’s souls, and they’re trying ours now,” begins Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, quoting Thomas Paine, in an electrifying talk about how we can face the future without fear if we face it together. It’s a fateful moment in history. We’ve seen divisive elections, divided societies and a growth of […]Continue reading