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Thursday, March 1, 2012

MUST WATCH! Optimism vs Pessimism for the Future

Peter Diamandis makes a case for optimism -- that we'll invent, innovate and create ways to solve the challenges that loom over us. "I'm not saying we don't have our set of problems; we surely do. But ultimately, we knock them down."

Peter Diamandis: Abundance is our future

Have we used up all our resources? Have we filled up all the livable space on Earth? Paul Gilding suggests we have, and the possibility of devastating consequences, in a talk that's equal parts terrifying and, oddly, hopeful.

Paul Gilding: The Earth is full

Q&A from the TED stage: Paul Gilding and Peter Diamandis debate

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