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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x74 David Brooks: Should you live for your résumé ... or your eulogy?
TV-PG

  • 2014-04-14T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection, community, love — the values that make for a great eulogy. (Joseph Soloveitchik has called these selves "Adam I" and "Adam II.") Brooks asks: Can we balance these two selves?

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