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  •  TEDx talks (in general) (1+ / 0-)
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    Nattiq

    aren't presumptively reliable or authoritative -- it's a franchise.  

    (I've got some philosophical differences with the choices TED make for their actual talks, but TEDx talks don't even necessarily meet those standards.)

    Might be entertaining, but that doesn't have to have any relation whatsoever to accuracy. Actually, IME, the more entertaining (in general-public terms) anything even vaguely related to scientific knowledge is, the more likely it is to be inaccurate, especially re: the small details.

    •  I'll take Warinner's opinion over Cordain's (0+ / 0-)

      anyday, anywhere.

      "Societies strain harder and harder to sustain the decadent opulence of the ruling class, even as it destroys the foundations of productivity and wealth." — Chris Hedges

      by Crider on Thu May 09, 2013 at 03:09:20 PM PDT

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      •  I haven't looked at either one except in passing, (0+ / 0-)

        but I wanted to point out that  "TED Talks" the brand (which carries a certain authority to many) isn't the same as TEDx -- and that good show is unrelated to good science.

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