301 – Wade Davis – Dreams from Endangered Cultures

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166570_10100180383237441_10027085_57104885_4212397_nA National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, Wade Davis has been described as “a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life’s diversity.” Wade Davis discusses the importance of embracing all cultures, especially those we are unfamiliar with to gain a greater perspective on our world and the beauty in life in general.

David discusses some of the key topics from Wade’s TedTalk and how we can start to gain a better understanding and close the divide between all of us. Be curious, and tread the road less travelled by ‘tourists’, and embrace the unique spirit and energy that is in all cultures.

Ted Talks – Wade Davis: Dreams from Endangered Cultures
http://www.ted.com/talks/wade_davis_on_endangered_cultures

Wade Davis’ Book:
Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest (Kindle Version)

Your Challenge This Week:
Reach out across an ethnic or cultural or religious divide in your city and gain a better understanding of the greatness in other, who are different than you.

Todays Songs:
Sharman Fever – Shiva In Exile
Breathing – Shiva In Exile
Desert Journey – Solace
The Coolest Ethnic Trend – Phoenix Legend

 

Author: Casey

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