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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x50 John Koenig: Beautiful new words to describe obscure emotions
TV-PG

  • 2017-03-09T22:00:00-07:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

John Koenig loves finding words that express our unarticulated feelings -- like "lachesism," the hunger for disaster, and "sonder," the realization that everyone else's lives are as complex and unknowable as our own. Here, he meditates on the meaning we assign to words and how these meanings latch onto us.

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