TEDxMuscat - May 3 2011 - Jim Stolze
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Jim Stolze explains why TEDx is an oasis for the mind. A place where share dreams and form movements. TEDxMuscat is one of the remarkable events happening in the Middle East. It was held on May 3rd ...

Jim Stolze explains why TEDx is an oasis for the mind. A place where share dreams and form movements. TEDxMuscat is one of the remarkable events happening in the Middle East. It was held on May 3rd 2011.

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TEDxMuscat - May 3 2011 - Jim Stolze TEDxMuscat - May 3 2011 - Jim Stolze Presentation Transcript

  • Jim Stolze - May 3rd 2011 TEDxMuscat - Oman Day Dreaming in Oman"How can we discover the oasis of ideas?" 1
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanMy son asked me: "Daddy, where do dreams go after you wake up?" 2
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanDid you know? During a typical lifespan, we spend six years dreaming. Two hours each night. 3
  • Your mind seems to be working double time. Each day and each night. 4
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanThe day job of the mind is to guide you through the day. 5
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanThe night job of the mind is to guide you through life. 6
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanDreams dont leave you. Theyre waiting for you to see them for what they are. 7
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanTheyre waiting for you to find people who sharethat dream. Its when you feel that certain click. 8
  • We want to be together with people who believe what we believe. 9
  • The power of being amongst people with a shared vision or a shared goal. 10
  • To know that millions of people also believe that things should be different. 11
  • And when you meet people who share your dream, you can form a movement. 12
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanTED is an oasis for the mind. A place where you share dreams to start a movement. 13
  • Where you can turn a nightmare into a dream.To turn an inconvenient truth into a global movement. 14
  • Or to prevent a nightmare from happening and start a campaign against obesity. 15
  • Or to give a face to the dreams of other people. A chance to turn the world inside out (JR). 16
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanNow, you may not be a former Vice President, a world famous chef or a French artist. 17
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanYou are not alone. 18
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanHold on to your dreams and go to a TEDx-event or find online communities that welcome you. 19
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanNicholas Carr says that the Internet is standing in the way of human progress. 20
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanHes wrong. 21
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanThe Internet doesnt change the way we think. 22
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanThe Internet changes because we think. 23
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanWere still reading books. We are also sharing our dreams and joining the online conversation. 24
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanStep up to people who believe what you believe. Offer your help. Find out what you can do. 25
  • Offer your help. Find out what you can do. 26
  • Offer your help. Find out what you can do. 27
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - Oman We all are people with dreams and doubts.Together we can overcome and create this new future. 28
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - OmanIf we do this right ... TEDxMuscat was not the goal. 29
  • Jim Stolze - 05/03/2011 TEDxMuscat - Oman... it was just the start! 30
  • twitter.com/jimstolze jim@TEDxAmsterdam.nlThank you. And ... sweet dreams! 31
  • Photo creditsThanks to all these wonderful photographers who have licensed their work with aCC-license on Flickr or Wikipedia.#01 Moodler http://www.flickr.com/photos/moodler/2950820903/#03 Fernando http://www.flickr.com/photos/fernando/2937699158/#04 The DJ Neight http://www.flickr.com/photos/thedjneight/4047040029/#05 Greg Hartmann http://www.flickr.com/photos/greghartmann/3299318462/#06 Bzztbomb http://www.flickr.com/photos/14196411@N07/4619823882/#07 Obataille http://www.flickr.com/photos/obataille/3532670818/#08 Miss Yasmina http://www.flickr.com/photos/miss_yasmina/3712005973#09 Muhammad Mahdi Karim http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kaaba_mirror_edit_jj.jpg#10 Abdouw http://www.flickr.com/photos/abdouw/721302923/#11 Jonathan Rashad http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tahrir_Square_-_February_9,_2011.png#13 Natural Born Stupid http://www.flickr.com/photos/naturalbornstupid/2982654504/#14 James Duncan Davidson (TED) http://www.flickr.com/photos/tedconference/#15 James Duncan Davidson (TED) http://www.flickr.com/photos/tedconference/#17 Loufi http://www.flickr.com/photos/loufi/3500076/#19 Kewl http://www.flickr.com/photos/kewl/5311534949/#21 Zeimke http://www.flickr.com/photos/zeimke/2387360780/#24 Klearchos http://www.flickr.com/photos/klearchos/3824371065/#25 Mykl Roventine http://www.flickr.com/photos/myklroventine/3261364899/#28 Natural Born Stupid http://www.flickr.com/photos/naturalbornstupid/2981820975/#29 Walker Carpenter http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkercarpenter/4697637143/#31 Natural Born Stupid http://www.flickr.com/photos/naturalbornstupid/2981752001/ 32