The 3 Best TED Talks, According to the Curator of TED Talks

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We're big fans of TED Talks here at MyDomaine—from the best talks to  to the  hidden in each and every unforgettable speech, we could spend hours upon hours sifting through the best life lessons, professional anecdotes, and bits of timeless wisdom embedded in each inspiring address. Which is why we were especially excited to find , according to TED Talk curator Chris Anderson. , Anderson has had a front-row seat for almost every speaker to grace the TED stage, making him the unequivocal tastemaker in the world of inspiring TED Talks. According to Anderson's answers , these are the three most inspiring, informative TED Talks to date: 

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"Here's a maverick physicist giving an eloquent argument about the power of knowledge … framed in an incredible talk, full of unexpected twists and turns," . "Deutsch helped convince me that knowledge is far more than just a weird evolutionary trick invented by one of Earth's species."

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"This is one of a whole collection of talks on happiness that have really changed my thinking and … I think actually made me happier," admits Anderson. "The science of happiness is counter-intuitive. [Nancy] Etcoff offers a great summary. ."

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"Back in 2005, [Clay] Shirky spoke about how the web was enabling new models that should encourage institutions to 'let go' and allow others to do some of their work for them," . "I think it helped convince us that we should be willing to risk giving away our best talks for free online."

Head over to  for the full list of inspiring talks, and on public speaking.