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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x153 Ashton Applewhite: Let's end ageism
TV-PG

  • 2017-08-09T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

It's not the passage of time that makes it so hard to get older. It's ageism, a prejudice that pits us against our future selves -- and each other. Ashton Applewhite urges us to dismantle the dread and mobilize against the last socially acceptable prejudice. "Aging is not a problem to be fixed or a disease to be cured," she says. "It is a natural, powerful, lifelong process that unites us all."

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