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Gregg Levoy

in Asheville

A Better Mousetrap

PRESENTED ON JUN 01, 2018
IN ASHEVILLE @ VOL 19

Gregg Levoy wrestles with the price of compassion.

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Looking Back

BY WALTER COKER
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 14, 2014

Walter Coker looks back over twenty years of photography and shares with us what it has taught him about compassion. The world can be a big and cruel of only the strong, smart, and rich survive. This is not all entirely true, and some get left behind, pushed aside, and even abused from the rest of the pack. Walter shares his photos and stories to remind us that we need to show more compassion everyday. Not only to each other, but with the nature that lives with us. 

"Presentation of the Day" on December 9, 2014.

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A Charter for Compassion

BY TONY BELAK
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 07, 2011

Tony Belak talks about the mission of the International Center for Compassionate Organization. He also teaches us on how to become more compassionate to others.

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How to Use Guilty Pleasure to Make the World a Better Place

BY HAILEY CHANG
@ VOL 8 ON DEC 20, 2016

How to use Guilty Pleasure to make the world a better place | Hailey Chang | PechaKucha Hanoi Vol 8
Recorded on December 20th, Hailey Chang shares her stories of using food, social media (Guilty Pleasure) to raise awareness about vegan

About speaker:
Hailey Chang
Blogger, Facilitator, Interpreter, Knowmads Hanoi in Hanoi Viet Nam
www.vegankittycat.com/en/
Hailey is a global citizen who has lived and worked in 6 countries. She has been dedicating her life to creating a better world for all, from working at Stanford Hospital as a medical interpreter after obtaining a Master’s Degree in Translation and Interpretation, volunteering in impoverished areas, speaking up for animals at the world's largest animal rights organization, to facilitating workshops and programs at Knowmads Hanoi to help individuals discover who they are and what they want to contribute to the world. Her professional experiences in writing, blogging, interpretation, online marketing, celebrity coordination, media relations and facilitation have enabled her to create space for dialogues in a world that desperately needs compassion and empathy. She has been running her own platform "Vegan Kitty Cat" to raise awareness about a healthy plant-based lifestyle.

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Compassion is Photography

BY LAINA BROWN
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 24, 2016

Laina Brown is an art student at the U of M, a social advocate, and owner of her own business Laina Brown Photography. She loves to enter into people’s monumental events or everyday lives to document and artistically render their memories as a collaborator with them. This love has taken her to spaces like Winnipeg’s “Meet Me at the Bell Tower”, to spaces such as Auschwitz and Treblinka with the March of Remembrance and Hope, to the boarders of Eastern Turkey, and to beautiful weddings all across Western Canada. In each place it is the people she is most interested in, and how they make meaning from their environments - listening and compassion as the keys to successful photography.

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Emergency Compassion Technician

BY JOSE DIAZ
@ VOL 8 ON JAN 20, 2017

Jose Diaz, has spent years treating what ails you. His experience has taken him to the cold, dark land of Alaska to now Ellensburg where he is confronted daily with pain and the strength that compassion and comfort plays in modern medicine.

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Mousetrap Earth

BY CECIL BOTHWELL
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 23, 2018

Cecil Bothwell's talk questions the depiction of our planet as a spaceship, given that spaceships are designed to preserve life rather than end it. Actually 99% of all species that ever evolved are extinct and we humans are unlikely to be the exception.

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Moving Nashville Easier, Better & Smarter

BY JASON MINSER
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 22, 2018

Jason Minser talks about the next steps for Nashville MTA.

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Optimism through Compassion and Coincidence

BY KATIE BROWN
@ VOL 41 ON MAY 24, 2018

Katie Brown discovered dead bodies twice before she was 10 years old.  This is the story of one of those discoveries and what transpired thereafter.

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Compassion for the Darkness

BY EMMY CHAHAL
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 24, 2018

Mental health can be considered an epidemic in North America - but are other countries more effective in providing care to those suffering? Emmy Chahal's talk is informed by her lived experience and personal research into international models that work more compassionately to see the humanity of each person facing mental health challenges. A new model of mental health will be discussed - one that honours the whole person. This new model is Emmy's vision of what mental health care could look like if we bridge the brilliance of the human mind with compassion for the darkness that most of us face at some point in our lives.