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TED Talks: Season 2009

2009x02 Alain de Botton: A kinder, gentler philosophy of success
TV-PG

  • 2009-07-01T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Alain de Botton examines our ideas of success and failure -- and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments. Is success always earned? Is failure? He makes an eloquent, witty case to move beyond snobbery to find true pleasure in our work.

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