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TEDxAmsterdam - What we can learn from Barry Schwartz

  1. 1. PRESS CONTACT US REGISTER LOGIN NEWS HOME ABOUT TEDX DOING VIDEO PARTNERS 2009 2010 2011 TEDxAmsterdam - Claron M! Newsflash: behind the sc! Interview Jim Stolze - T! Newsflash: TEDx a social! 24 Jun 11 - 17:27 24 Jun 11 - 17:27 24 Jun 11 - 17:27 24 Jun 11 - 17:26 What we can learn from Barry Schwartz Search Search The first possible speaker we could think of fitting the theme Human Nature has, let’s say naturally, not let us down. Barry Schwartz is the first speaker we can confirm for this year’s TEDxAmsterdam. We are fulfilled with gratefulness and excitement over his decision to join us Social Networks and speak about his latest ideas. Follow us at Twitter Psychologist by origin, Barry has expanded his work into the field of economy and philosophy. Join our Facebook group Well-known for his 2004 book The paradox of choice, he argues that Western societies might have become too wealthy in a way, making us more miserable than profoundly happy as we TEDxAms on YouTube have too much choices to make. His work currently involves reestablishing “practical wisdom” as an antidote to a society gone mad with bureaucracy. He proclaims powerfully that relying on rules is not very humane as they give us a false sense of safety and using incentives usually is Talks2010 are Online counterproductive. Standing still for a moment and using our everyday wisdom will help reshape our world. At TEDxAmsterdam 2011, Barry will elaborate on what it means to be human and Are you looking for the TEDxTalks from why we believe we choose deliberately – while in fact, we do not. November 30th? Theyre online here! Ideas Worth Doing Barry Schwartz at TED2009, Session 12: Engage, Feb. 7, 2009, Long Beach, CA credit: TED / Asa Mathat Barry has that typical combination of your favorite high school teacher: warm hearted and willing News to keep explaining, yet persuasive and authoritative at the same time and able to keep you Linda van Aalten focused without relying on visuals. Close-up on Culture: Memory Museum Further reading: TED Global – Live from Amsterdam Five years of TEDTalks online http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/16/business/16shelf.html What we can learn from Barry Schwartz http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Schwartz_(psychologist) Exploring our human nature http://www.swarthmore.edu/SocSci/bschwar1/ Ideas Worth Doing: A fresh drink of water in http://www.ted.com/speakers/barry_schwartz.html hot Somaliland https://twitter.com/#!/BarrySch Ideas Worth Doing – The TEDxBaghdad Suggest a TEDxAmsterdam 2011 speaker team Do you know someone you think should be on stage the 25th of November? Please fill out the form and well make sure to check them out. Twitter * Required TEDx Amsterdam Tweets Your name * TEDxAms To show the scale of the malaria problem @malarianomoreNL draped a huge mosquito net around the Euromast in Rotterdam. Your email address * http://t.co/xppYpKL about 1 hour ago · reply · retweet · favorite Name of the suggested speaker * Description of the subject / What would the talk be about? * Join the conversation Categories Links to video * Please add any links to online presentations of the suggested speaker ambassadors (18) behind the scenes (47) breakthrough-book (16) crew (63) doing (5) ideas worth doing (6) news (246) partners (22) speaker (157) tedxams-talks (51) Speakers email address theme (7) video (64) Speakers telephone number What makes you think? What makes you think? We asked the TEDx Amsterdam Community and this is how they Speakers country of residence * responded: Available November 24th until the 26th? Yes, definitely! Hope so... Not at all! Dont know yet Other ways of contacting (secretary, twitter, facebook e.g.) Submit Powered by Google Docs Report Abuse - Terms of Service - Additional Terms Share and Enjoy: Vind ik leuk 26 POSTED BY OLIVER DE LEEUW ON JUN 27, 2011 Related articles Exploring our human nature Follow-up: Dr. Anita Goel Augmented Reality: connecting or confining? From Rwanda to Lybia: act to prevent violence Emer Beamer, Co-creating a Better World Sarah Darwin: In Darwin’s Wake Marlon Parker Carolien Gehrels: Amsterdam, Connecting the dots Our future is not history Merlijn Twaalfhoven: Art is the new journalism Like Add New Comment Login Showing 0 comments Sort by popular now M Subscribe by email S RSS Reactions Show more reactions Trackback URL http://www.tedxamsterdam.com/2011/what-we-can-learn-from-barry-schwartz/trackback/ blog comments powered by DISQUSTEDx Amsterdam TEDx Worldwide Newsletter Connect with usAbout TEDx TEDxAuckland Name FacebookNews TEDxBrussels Twitter E-mailDOING TEDxBuonosAires YoutubeVideo TEDxCopenhagen Submit FlickrPartners TEDxMunich Hyves2009 TEDxNashville2010 TEDxTelAviv2011 TEDxVienna TEDxWarsaw Design by Silo, Powered by Toscani This independently organized TEDx event is operated under license from TED. © Stichting TEDxAmsterdam | P.O. Box 75756 | 1070 AT | Amsterdam | The Netherlands