I cant tell you how many times Ted talks have inspired me. Here are 7 talks that will encourage you to talk to strangers.
Originally posted on TED Blog:
In today’s talk, Intel engineer Maria Bezaitis brings up a fascinating point: why is the phrase “don’t talk to strangers” such a part of our cultural zeitgeist?
[ted_talkteaser id=1742] “When we’re at our best, we reach out to people who are not like us because when we do that, we learn,” says Bezaitis, in this talk given at TED@Intel. “In today’s digital world, strangers are quite frankly not the point. The point we should be worried about is how much strangeness are we getting?”
To hear what she means by this, watch the talk. And below, check out more talks on the great things that can happen when we talk to people we don’t already know.