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Who belongs in a city? | OluTimehin Adegbeye

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Underneath every shiny new megacity, there's often a story of communities displaced. In this moving, poetic talk, OluTimehin Adegbeye details how government land grabs are destroying the lives of thousands who live in the coastal communities of Lagos, Nigeria, to make way for a "new Dubai." She compels us to hold our governments and ourselves accountable for keeping our cities safe for everyone. "The only cities worth building, indeed the only futures worth dreaming of, are those that include all of us, no matter who we are or how we make homes for ourselves," she says. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED
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wonder woman (3 месяца назад)
Great job...so inspiring!
Tiago Souza | Darkky Play (4 месяца назад)
Muito bom. Great , Very cool.
Elizabeth E James (4 месяца назад)
I salute you for such great eulogy of a city. When it should be alive but given funeral by its government. Thank you for putting it so well. As I pray the dreams come alive for us all and the likes of Madlin
Havilah Unction (5 месяцев назад)
Wonderful delivery. Message easy to grasp.
Munachim Chukwuma (5 месяцев назад)
Thank you for speaking Olutimehin Adegbeye. I thank you ❤, for speaking.
Rossell Casildo (5 месяцев назад)
I love you!
Josephine Avid (7 месяцев назад)
I wish Ambode will watch this
MsTwiDi92 (8 месяцев назад)
The talk is great, but how do you guys pronounce the speaker`s name? I am translating it and this is really a bummer. Please help!
PETROVICGAMES (9 месяцев назад)
Thats captalism for you
ChallengeArtistSimple (9 месяцев назад)
Powerful
Books are my Social Life (9 месяцев назад)
"The first thing we are taught to forget about poor people is that they are people."
Shammah Starq (9 месяцев назад)
We don't need to build a new Dubai, we have our niche and that's what makes us Lagos.
Kelly Vance (9 месяцев назад)
More than 2000 people on the streets any given night in my city. I used to be one.... Walking past fenced in fields, empty buildings/warehouses, lot after lot, that one cannot pitch a tent in. Because-- somebody OWNS it! Half the time they're in some other country busy being rich, but- damn it- nobody's going to find some tiny bit of comfort on MY LAND !! Scums should be lined up and dealt with. Saddens me deeply. I know for a fact I could help build a tiny shelter for a homeless young woman and her 3 year old, but we'd all be busted and they would throw everything away while we were gone. Unseeing greed kills.
Super Star Destroyer (9 месяцев назад)
"The minimum requirement for a dream is a safe place to lay your head." Now THAT is a quote.
aye.
Christina Hughes (9 месяцев назад)
AWESOMEEEE!
MizBee28 (9 месяцев назад)
Stunning. Absolutely captivating
Naomi Foster (9 месяцев назад)
Global urban anyway outside towards butter collective
Roy Matz (9 месяцев назад)
lovely
Sedytech Media (9 месяцев назад)
I'm in Nigeria and I can confirm that this is what is happening in all cities across the country. Great and awe-inspiring
Rodrigo Garza Galindo Flores (9 месяцев назад)
Is it a crime be born with less opportunities?
kris malenchan (9 месяцев назад)
absolutely phenomenal.
KSangel180 (9 месяцев назад)
Beautiful! 😊
xjaskix (9 месяцев назад)
this is FAKE NEWS and Trump is GREAT and has some FANTASTIC sons with Trump jr and Eric there is no collusion the whole Russia thing is Bogus period
GymSpecialist User (9 месяцев назад)
Her accent is crazy. So difficult to understand
Sean MusicTV (9 месяцев назад)
Anyone belongs in a city. I don't even need to watch the video to know that. We all belong wherever we want.
moon cultist (9 месяцев назад)
A great speech. Ted, do more like this.
sachii (9 месяцев назад)
who belongs in a city? pfft, ENGLAND.
Yaboku Last (9 месяцев назад)
fried noodles?
MegaSpiderlover (9 месяцев назад)
So moving. It's giving me ideas on how to help with similar issues going on locally.
Kp C (9 месяцев назад)
an extraordinary speaker on a pressing, relevant topic that should be given far more attention
marvmin1 (9 месяцев назад)
African says displacement is wrong. African how did you get here? not through displacement. African does racism cause displacement?
Alex Zubaidi (9 месяцев назад)
Kalau Gamers ingin kembali ke REALITY Ada datanya nih:: Biar nyata Lihat keluar,,,,, Lihat burung burung Lihat angkasamu Lihat awan awanmu Lihat pasir disana LIHAT LUAS LAUTAN ITU!!!!! LIHAT KEATAS!!!! TENGGAKKAN KEPALAMU!!! LIHAT LANGIT ITUUU!!!!! Lihat LUASNYA PANDANGAN CARI TEMPAT TINGGI LIHAT LUASNYA HORIZON NYATA INI TANYAKAN KE ORANG YANG MERASA BENAR,,,,,, TANYAKAN,,,,, "SEBESAR APA DUNIA????? SEBESAR APA, SELUAS APA, SELUAS APA LAUTANNYA,,,, SEDALAM APA LAUTAN ITU??? ADAKAH Hewan yang terlihat oleh pandanganmu??? Berapa banyak itu???? ADA DIMANA SAJA KEBERADAAN LAUTAN??? DIMANA SAJA ADA AIR? MAKA DIMANA AIR? APA HARGA AIR? Mengertikah kamu???? APAKAH ADA YANG MAMPU MENGERTI??? ADAKAH yaNG MEMPERHATIKAN??? Adakah yang DAPAT mengukur ini,,,,, Tembus UKURAN INI!!!! MAKA MAMPUKAH DIRIMU????? Jika tidak mengapa kau mengatakan bahawa KEBENARAN ADA PADAMU???? APA ALASAN MENGATAKAN KAU BENAR??? APA ALASAN KAU MENGATAKAN AKU CUKUP???? APA ALASAN KAU MENGATAKAN TIDAK PERLU??? KEMANA PERHATIANMU??? BERANIKAH KAU TOLAK INI???? Maka TOLAKLAH!!!!! maka abaikanlah,,,,, Maka lupakanlah,,,, Maka tersisihkan lah,,,,, Maka HILANGLAH MAKA TAK BERBEKAS KAU Besarkah DUNIA INI????? LIHAT LUASNYA KEMUNGKINAN LIHAT INDAHNYA WARNA WARNA HIJAU DI DAUN LIHAT DETAIL UTAMA DARI DAUN DAUN HIJAU DENGAN BANYAKNYA PILIHAN HIJAU DI DAUN DAUN DIDEPAN MATAMU Sudah terlihat cabang cabang urat aslinya,,,,,, Lihat keaslian batangnya Dan PEGANG erat erat batangnya RASAKAN keaslian texture murni deratannya Dan "RASAKAN NYAWA NYAWA DIBATANG BATANG ITU" LIHAT KEMBALI DAUN ITUUUKEAJAI11 Lihat sejelas jelasnya kemampuan mata ASLIMU,,,, LIHAT DENGAN KEMAMPUAN TERSERIUSMU,,,,, tanyakan,,,,, KE PUSAT HATIMU,,,,, TANYAKAN APAKAH INI "NYATA"????? TANYAKAN KEMBALI APAKAH INI BENAR SEDANG TERASA DIKULITKU KALAU INI NYATA,,,, TANYAKAN KE JIWAAAAA LALU SIAPA YANG MAMPU MENCIPTAKAN DETAIL TERTINGGI INI??? SIAPA YANG MAMPU MEMBUAT KESEMPURNAAN TINGKAT RASA ASLI INI???? SIAPA??? SIAPA???? SIAPA???? ADAKAH makhluk yang mampu mengerti kecilnya detail terkecil yang tak mampu di pecah yang bisa MENCIPTA kan DAUN HIJAU INI??? SIAPA?? JADI SIAPA??? YANG MAMPU MEMBUATMU sakit dan menahan sakit,,,, dan melupakan sakit???? Siapa yang dapat membuatmu merasakan derat derat sempurna di batang batang dahan pohon pohonan yang kaU pegang,,,, Yang rasanya bisa kau rasakan sampai ke HATIMU, ,,, JADI SIAPA???? SIAPA KEKUATAN MAHA SEGALA YANG DAPAT MELAKUKAN KEAJAIBAN MAHAKARYA SEMPURNA INI???? Siapa yang menumbuhkan benih benih dan biji bijian yang melakukan PERKEMBANGAN KEHIDUPAN SEMPURNA INI??? SIAPA???? SIAPA YANG MAMPU??? lalu kuatkan KEMBALI,,,, lihat dahun SEMPURNA itu,,,, Lihat cacat apa pada ujung detail yang mampu kau BERITAKAN??? Mana cacat PEMBUATAN DAN PENCIPTAANNYA??? ORANG gila mana yang bisa bilang kalau dia mempenciptakan SYSTEM PENGHIDUPAN SEMPURNA INI???? SIAPA DIA??? LALU KAU TUNJUK DENGAN seujung ujungnya,,,,,, Gunakan BENDA BENDA tertajam yang mampu kau Buat,,,,,, Arahkan ke TITIK dahun itu,,,,, Maka kau tidak akan pernah mampu mendapatkan ujung yang kau bilang SATU ujung,,,,,,,, Lembaran lembaran dahun itu ALAM SEMESTA DIKEMBALI KUAT bagi tiap tiap cekungan,,,,, Lihat dan ukur kembaliiii UKURAN apa ini???? Lihat bagaimana ada BUAH BUAH??? TANYAKAN BAGAIMANA AWAL AWAL PERBEDAAN DARI BUAH BUAH INI??? SIAPA yang MENGAWALI???? LIHAT LEBIH KUAT kuat,,,,,,, lihat dengan membentangkan matamu!!! Dan SEKARANG TENGGAKKAN KEPALAMU KEATAS!!!! DAN LIHAT KETIDAK MAMPUANMU MELIHAT ANGKASA LUAS MILIK KEKUATAN TERTINGGI INI???? TANYAKAN KEDIRI,,,, ke jiwa yang kurang kau dengar suaranya,,,,,,, Biarkan ini TERIAK!!!! "Ini NYATA,,,,, SENYATA NYATANYA,,,,, INI SEBENAR BENARNYA!!!!!!" DAN Kenyataan ini ada WAKTU AKHIRNYA!!!! MAKA AKAN BERTEMU SIAPA AKU DISANA????? KETIKA WAKTUKU HABIS???? DAN tahukah kau,,,,, KAPAN WAKTUMU HABIS????? LALU APA URUSAN URUSAN yang Seutama utama Perhatianmu??? SUARA APA YANG AKAN AKU TERIAKKAN Jika waktu itu telah sampai,,,   ???? Apa suara "DISANA"?
eagle team (9 месяцев назад)
Well 2 kinds of people. 1. People who , drive people, & wait on people, & people who I open your door. & 2. Then people who live on the top floor
imi imene (9 месяцев назад)
She is beautiful ❤
Taylor Mari (9 месяцев назад)
She is so gorgeous omg
Tommy Parker (9 месяцев назад)
This woman has class and a big heart.
Amphibic Right (9 месяцев назад)
Just more marxism
DeoMachina (9 месяцев назад)
Oh? What does this have in common with any writings by Marx?
Alfredo Valeur (9 месяцев назад)
great
Peter Buka Tuhinga (9 месяцев назад)
Certainly a moving speach Now lets get on with it & make it a reality.
Peter Buka Tuhinga (9 месяцев назад)
We need more people like this from Lagos to flood western cities to show us the way forward
Thomas R. (9 месяцев назад)
This is not the result of colonialism it's the result of rich people thinking they can do what they want.
Thomas R. (9 месяцев назад)
DeoMachina you must not see the people who run the city's and nations today, like the "colonialist" president of the UAE Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Thomas R. (9 месяцев назад)
Because Dubai is colonialism
DeoMachina (9 месяцев назад)
Colonialism is literally rich people doing what they want.
John Cummings (9 месяцев назад)
Amazing woman!
Colby Ho (9 месяцев назад)
Very inspiring!
ULTD8 (9 месяцев назад)
dubai 👎 lagos 👍
Shawn Ravenfire (9 месяцев назад)
Sounds like New York, but more so. By the way, did anyone else start hearing Glenn Frey's "You Belong to the City" in their heads when they saw the title of the video? No, just me? Okay then.
Event Hʘriךּon (9 месяцев назад)
No images where actually shown, but her story was so compelling and her skills at telling it so good, that my mind did the rest.
NancyinRedHeels (9 месяцев назад)
and she is really gorgeous, too!
Faris Abdellatif (9 месяцев назад)
Why, Nick Crompton of course!
Adeyemi Beatrice (9 месяцев назад)
Love all the way from Nigeria, your speech was wonderful
Jenna Prosceno (9 месяцев назад)
It seems to me that Governments the world over are the actual problem in this world.
Jenna Prosceno (9 месяцев назад)
You have a lot of time on your hands.
Tasheem Hargrove (9 месяцев назад)
Jenna Prosceno That's simple-minded. So you've really sat down and thought critically about this, observed and analyzed what you see in your life and any research you've done, then came to the simple-minded conclusion that government is THE PROBLEM in this nihilistic world? By default, diseases exist naturally, nature forces organisms to eat each other to survive, we die easily and quickly, etc, yet you think government is "THE ACTUAL PROBLEM"? In Reality, the answer is that there are a multitude of problems culminating into one big fucked-up experience we call life. If we want to understand our problems, both as individuals and a society of individuals, it is most effective to avoid simple explanations and instead acknowledge the complex nature of this existence we happen to be experiencing together. Ideology is cancerous due to its predisposition to simple answers.
firexgodx980 (9 месяцев назад)
Who belongs in a city? None of your business, leave people alone.
Joannot Fampionona (9 месяцев назад)
Africa has some interesting *ideas worth spreading*
drcrash (9 месяцев назад)
She's amazing.
Tech Stream (9 месяцев назад)
If only we had leaders with empathetic approach to National issues in Nigeria. We could have evolved more than where we are right now.
okydoky (9 месяцев назад)
digital standing ovation,plus my reality like and the 155 before me,not sure if you you have the necessary to suss out where those likes came from?If in house,only friends and family,still likes but as true as youd like?I recon you got that covered?Despite my mini moment of "fame"playing football in the rain in Thailand..one time somebody "liked "my advice in a blog volunteering in India,one like made my day week and more....so i like alot thanks keep up the work recomend google garage if you need to work out stuff best wishes jon
okydoky (9 месяцев назад)
olu i trust you ,i keep having to stop your message makes sence
okydoky (9 месяцев назад)
Sorry i just "froze" Ulo momentarily and will finish .but want to comment more generaly,but personally if ok.I guess its public comment i am happy about that,but its directed more to TED the concept,others reading can comment too?I have only been watching here not long....fantastic stuff.because of the over whelming authentisity of all i have seen so far,nobody is an actor,these are real people with real points to make.Sometimes the audience is as big as my "o2 arena"or a wee bit more intamet on a sofa?but the red circle carpet always there.I spent a time at a volunteering community where "sharing"was an important part,i wasnt able to share infront of big groups or at all,that time.Many feel the same.It almast feels ,i could be wrong,you have created a forum,as small or big people want to share?i am not sure this is a real stage with lots of people...could almost be like the share or confession room cathlic people used either way i like it everybody can share right back to the talk thanks
IIIII47IIIII (9 месяцев назад)
so, it´s a rapid expansion of an area where poor people are evicted, sure, but was there ever any possibility to move the shanty town? peacefully?
Technocracy (9 месяцев назад)
Get the government to buy out houses, set up a council house program, re compensate the displaced peoples with council houses of better quality, Improve their livelihoods and still allow the 'gentrification' going on. Gentrification doesn't have to be bad but the dysfunctional Nigerian government handled it poorly.
Zoe Agape Inspirati (9 месяцев назад)
Well delivered and inspiring to take action.
RS Johnson (9 месяцев назад)
How could anyone hit the dislike button on her? So moving. God bless her. This crazy, sad world we live in.
RS Johnson (9 месяцев назад)
Geoff G No, this is my comment. You are commenting against me. Post your own opinion on a fresh post of your own. Your continued judgment on me is what makes no sense. You're just looking for drama and I'm not into it so I'm done with this conversation. Have a good life.
Geophph (9 месяцев назад)
RS Johnson They why you commenting against me? That doesn't make much sense.
RS Johnson (9 месяцев назад)
Geoff G I do realize. I stated my opinion. You stated yours on my comment. Done. Have a good day.
Geophph (9 месяцев назад)
RS Johnson That's your opinion. Someone else could have a different view you need to realize.
RS Johnson (9 месяцев назад)
Geoff G Her message is moving. Hard to believe anyone wouldn't be moved by it. But, whatever.
Joel Feliciano (9 месяцев назад)
LMFAO did she say the slums are the heart of a city and they are innovative....wtf is she smoking. more like the blemish of a city and innovative at committing crimes. what is this backwards thinking. people hope to leave the slums not live there.
Ebun Ladipo (6 месяцев назад)
Have you been to Lagos?
loukas371 (9 месяцев назад)
Joel Feliciano even if they aren't exactly innovative and such in the traditional term, the main point here is that these people are just thrown out of their neighborhood like they are garbage in order to build luxurious resorts. It's the only home they have and they are people just like everyone. Only less lucky than you and me, born in a slum. You can't treat them like garbage, it's outrageous. At least help them get a life elsewhere if you want to throw them out of your front yard so much. Not demolish what they have, beat and shoot them away.
blabla blabla (9 месяцев назад)
@Joel Feliciano There are many people who are now successful and had a background of poverty, and of course we should commend them and look at them for an example. There is, however, an equal or greater amount of people who strive just as hard, but who do not have the luck to overcome the odds which are fundamentally stacked against them. We don't hear of their stories much, as people generally don't like to talk about their failures as much as their successes. And then there are also complicit people, as you said, who are likely disillusioned or perhaps believe that life is just like that, I don't know. Regardless of their situation, they lack the means to afford proper housing. I won't argue for directly and unconditionally giving them the means, it's unlikely that that would work out in the long term. However, I do argue for helping them in other ways.
Two-Face (9 месяцев назад)
Yes people want to leave the slums...but in a lot of Slums there is a sense of community and with a sense of community art can rise ...take Jazz and Harlem as a example
Joel Feliciano (9 месяцев назад)
blabla blabla it's not a problem that people don't have the means to leave poor neighborhoods. poor neighborhoods exist and those who have the potential and will power to overcome their situation should be highlighted not the slums themself. what she is saying is another excuse for poor people to be complicit with their life and not strive to come out of those neighborhoods
be not (9 месяцев назад)
People who build cities belong in the cities, people who turn cities into shitholes do not belong in the cities
Rob lé (9 месяцев назад)
One of my favourite Ted Talks
TheEnlightenedFool (9 месяцев назад)
aint life a b when ppl with money buy things from ppl who are selling things and "displace" ppl
Hardin9 (9 месяцев назад)
First of all, What does this have to with Technology, Entertainment, or Design?! Not a Damn Thing I can see!  This is why I and others besides myself are calling the TED organization a FRAUD, because you MOST of your speakers are speakers that should NOT be on YOUR PLATFORM! As to the subject matter the speaker was talking about. Though I don't like gentrification, she should have used a better example then that aquatic creature murdering village, people like that are NOT sympathy worthy victims!
Chadia Mathurin (9 месяцев назад)
I think it's glaring that her speech deals with the design of cities and thus renders it very much fitting for the TED banner.
Hardin9 (9 месяцев назад)
That's not an argument.
laser325 (9 месяцев назад)
+Hardin9 You've got way too much time on your hands.
Hardin9 (9 месяцев назад)
Your computer analogy is not relevant to the subject matter, therefore not worthy of addressing. If Jeffrey Dahmer was living in a 3rd World City like Port Au Prince, where there are no social benefits, and Luring Gay Men into his Port Au Prince Apartment to to kill them to sell their corpses to make a living, society would not accept that excuse for that behavior, so once again your argument fails the logical consistency test. Fish are AN ANIMAL SPECIES, and just like ALLLLLLLLLL animal species they have central nervous system, nociceptors, pain receptors, neurons for all emotions, they have the ability to feel anger, pain, sadness, and all other emotions of ANY OTHER SENTIENT BEING! Plants are NOT Sentient, they have no ability feel pain or any other emotions.  The reason plants are not sentient is because unlike ALLLLLLL animal species, INCLUDING AQUATIC CREATURES, plants are stationary, they can not move, so it would be evolutionarily disadvantageous for them to be sentient, because it would be a torturous life for them. Finally to address your Carnivores killing other creatures argument a very coming you Non-Vegans Love to make, which again falls the logical consistency test. Loins are unlike humans ACTAUL CARNIVORES, Bears are ACTAUL Omnivores, they are simply doing what they are BUILT to do through evolution, humans possess NONE of the traits of an omnivore, or carnivore, not the stomach acids, stomach size, intestine size, running ability, claws, nothing. Carnivores, and Omnivores serve a purpose in the Eco System, they help Vegan Species by filtering out the members of the herd that would be a drag on the herd by killing the weak, elderly, injured, sometimes the children which can be tragic, but that's a different topic.  Humans do the diametrical opposite, because humans who attempt to engage in a Non-Vegan Lifestyle approach from a Vegan Mentality, Animal Agriculture, Fish Murder, using weaponry to target land creatures are all defecto forms of foraging, and that is not comparable with a carnivore, or omnivore lifestyle.  Humans instead of merely taking out the weak members of the herd, helping that species out, and helping the eco system as a whole, humans execute the BEST members of the herd, weakening the species! It's because human are engaging in a lifestyle we are NOT in any way built for. Real Carnivore, and Omnivores are simply doing what they are DESIGNED through Evolution to do, there is nothing SADISTIC about what they do!   And it's weakening our species by making us prone to DEGENERATIVE DISEASES that are virtually unheard of in the rest of the animal kingdom, those are all DIET related diseases!  I would not even eat the corpse of a creature that was already dead, dead of natural causes, or road kill or what have you because I value my HEALTH too much for that! You being able to verbally communicate with another sentient creature or not is irrelevant, because that is yet another argument that fails the logical consistency test, If was to kill someone from France, or Haiti simply because I don't speak French, and could not understand them, society would NEVER accept that as an excuse for homicide! As to the philosopher you're referring to irrelevant, this is about logical consistency, nothing more, if you would NOT accept someone piercing a hook through your upper lip, dragging you via that hook up in the air, cutting you open, skinning you alive, then your position is founded on logical inconsistency, therefore hypocrisy.
Technocracy (9 месяцев назад)
You completely dodged the part about you using an electronic device that has arisen from violence by the way. You can't escape the fact that your ideology just isn't self consistent. "Let's say Jeffrey Dahmer had been instead of acting on psychopathic urges alone, had been luring gay men to his Milwaukee Apartment, torturing them, killing them, to make a living, because there is a demand in the market for corpses of gay men, would you be having sympathy for Jeffrey Dahmer? I doubt it. " 1. Murdering gay men is discrimination and a hate-crime. targeting a specific demographic for their race, gender, sexuality is already wrong 2. The US has social benefits and so has the ability to support Jeffrey Dahmer so his work is completely unnecessary and therefore this whole thought experiment collapses onto itself with put to reality. 3. Torture is an inhumane way to extend someone's suffering rather than more humanely executing them through guillotine or bullet to the head. This is already wrong in itself 4. Fish are not humans, nor do they have complex brains or nervous systems so they do not feel pain exactly they same way as us and therefore cannot be treated to the same laws *until* we can effectively communicate to them, how about arresting a fish for attacking another fish and trying to tell it its Miranda rights and saying it needs a fish lawyer, it just wouldn't work out now would it? Laws require understanding and fish don't have that so laws even if they were written wouldn't be able to be told to them. Let me tackle the next major argument: "it is indefensible to enact violence against ANY sentient creatures that are posing NO THREAT TO YOU" Plants have feelings, therefore if you are literally eating anything *you're alive so you are.* You have already broken your own golden rule. If you wear clothes which are made from plant matter, you've broken your own rule, if you use anything from a polymer based oil product, you are using dead animals. This rule is incredibly shortsighted and stupid. In fact let me twist it in a way to make it support animal violence, I believe i have the god given right to put all lions to death for breaking your golden rule, they attack poor defenseless zebras and prey to eat their meat and therefore deserve an equal and just punishment of death. In fact in a world with absolutely zero carnivores, the herbivores would completely overpopulate the planet and create even greater suffering for every being on Earth, it's just a fact of nature and Earth's self regulatory system that there needs to be some meat eaters and some herbivores. Your rule prevents the Earth's carefully balanced system from operating. " no doubt is the excuse those scum bags are using, " No it really doesn't, for the 4 points I put up at the top. "If you would NOT accept violence being enacted on YOU for someone to make a living," This is a Kantian position, as a Utilitarian on capitalism this argument doesn't apply to me. If we're talking about maximizing happiness and minimizing suffering than I believe the suffering of the starving Humans simply trumps the suffering of the fish because I can communicate and understand and sympathize with another human but i am greatly evolutionary different to a fish. This is simply a limitation of the mind. With Dogs, and Gorillas, and Cats I can understand their basic emotion cues so that there is a relationship and understand between both of us. Which is why I am strictly against animal testing on things like that. "you are a hypocrite no matter how to try to present your position." *ONLY AND ONLY IF I believe this to be a KANTIAN position, *however as a non-philosopher you probably have no fucking idea who Immanuel Kant is and what Kantian means.* Even as a Kantian position it would really be: "If I do fishing than everyone else can do fishing." I myself am not luring gay men to be tortured and murdered and so I would not as a Kantian be allowing others to do it. Which is what you twisted a perfectly concise and clear argument into a load of hogwash.
chas ames (9 месяцев назад)
Let's get past the blind hatred you seven-year-old trolls have. The state wants to run a highway right through where your house now stands. Get out.
WHP1200 (9 месяцев назад)
chas ames Cringe
Ryan Wesley (9 месяцев назад)
Thank you for offering this insight.
Jon Leander (9 месяцев назад)
Great speaker 👍
Lydia Amaka (9 месяцев назад)
Nice
DARK-LORD-VINAY (9 месяцев назад)
ENGLAND IS MY CITY!
DARK-LORD-VINAY (9 месяцев назад)
laser325 Haha 😂 nice reply. I just had to be the first to say that.
laser325 (9 месяцев назад)
+DARK-LORD-VINAY There's always at least one crackpot in any comments thread. You take the crown, LORD. (By the way, your caps-lock appears to be stuck).
Abyssinia Empire (9 месяцев назад)
Your from Arkansas?
Nero ToXin (9 месяцев назад)
ENGLAND
Abyssinia Empire (9 месяцев назад)
IS MY CITY
Mint (9 месяцев назад)
Nick Crompton.
Pienepon (9 месяцев назад)
Wow she truly is amazing
Petter Vos (9 месяцев назад)
Why are people disliking? Disliking Trump was the best game I’ve played on the last game one ☝️ is a game that of all the new year is a good thing for you to do it and that’s why you have the same problem with that you can not play with your friends or you just play with them or play
Geophph (9 месяцев назад)
Double D Nothing, but people will be people and force their political agenda even when not needed.
Double D (9 месяцев назад)
What does trump has to do with this?
Abyssinia Empire (9 месяцев назад)
It seems that right wingers and not so much as the left anymore are now the new poster child of an intolerant, snowflake who can't even welcome a differing idea.
ChristianC (9 месяцев назад)
Please, they never lost that title.
Black Commandments (9 месяцев назад)
Actually, they're just taking back their title.
Technocracy (9 месяцев назад)
Your existence is false, now try and disprove me.
Technocracy (9 месяцев назад)
Centrist are the most disgusting people essentially: "Guys, guys guys, we gotta respect the Nazi's want to execute and destroy the entire population of Jews and other races and the Left wants to give us socialized healthcare but you clearly see than we need both in 'moderation.' " This is an exaggeration but when the debate is ignore third world countries being toppled by the CIA (Democrats) and ignore third world countries being toppled by the CIA and give the Pentagon more money (Republican) the center here is doing something completely immoral and nasty. This is why centrists are by far worse than extremists in my head. Extremists have standards.
S B (9 месяцев назад)
Abyssinia Empire i never seen a "centrist" welcoming non binary genders
Jump (9 месяцев назад)
Oh look, people are disliking without watching the video again!
K1dD3ath (9 месяцев назад)
Perhaps opinions don't matter. If you got something from the video, you may have liked it or was paying attention. If you didn't, probably don't like it, you may not be opened to different points view, don't care or care too much about the topic. Either way, if you're responding to his grievance with a grievance of your own, you're no different than he is. (Oh look, I'm doing it too.)
Geophph (9 месяцев назад)
Jump And people are liking the video without watching it. Both are people blindly rating but I only see people like you mad when it's negative to the speaker.
Craig Morshead (9 месяцев назад)
How do you know they didn't watch the video? Perhaps the video is just trash
Technocracy (9 месяцев назад)
Not even up for 12 minutes and people insta dislike it Let me review what they're actually disliking: -Some cities are discriminatory to class, and if anyone knew anything about gentrification they would know this is completely correct. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gentrification A journal supporting the Gentrification of Lagos: http://www.bjournal.co.uk/paper/bjass_5_2/bjass_05_02_03.pdf Key takeaway: *" We argue that while gentrification improves the quality of life in gentrified buildings or areas and beautifies the city, it further impoverishes the urban poor pushing them into a lower quality of life. The paper therefore recommends that displaced residents should be adequately compensated to enable them to afford conventional houses."* Her mention of the forcing people out is confirmed by the study: *"1980s. A large-scale eviction took place in Maroko in 1990 where some 300,000 people were forcibly ejected (Agbola and Jinadu, 1997). Later, the area was transformed into a condominium known as Oniru Private Housing Estate beyond the reach of the urban poor."* Or this recent article: "“The Lagos state government must stop using “security threats” as an excuse to carry out forced evictions, which are prohibited under international human rights law. We are extremely concerned that despite an existing court order prohibiting the demolition of Otodo Gbame, Lagos state government continues to forcibly evict, assault, and endanger the lives of its residents. “The Inspector General of Police must immediately order an investigation into the deaths, deliberate destruction of property, and forced eviction of the fishing community Otodo Gbame along Lagos’ waterfronts and hold to account those responsible. “All those that were forcibly evicted from Otodo Gbame and who are now at risk of homelessness must be provided with adequate, alternative housing as a matter of urgency by the Lagos state authorities. That these communities live in such hazardous conditions at all is a failure of the government to meet the demands of rapid urbanization and its human rights obligations to provide adequate housing for everyone." https://www.amnesty.org/en/press-releases/2017/04/nigeria-forced-eviction-of-otodo-gbame-waterfront-community-by-lagos-state-government/ If you want to talk about Queer Africans here's their rights in Nigeria: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_by_country_or_territory *On actual laws in Nigeria it's described as this by another article:* "The law also punishes establishing, supporting, and participating in gay organizations and public displays of affection with 10 years in prison. The passage of the law was strongly opposed by domestic, regional, and international human rights groups, including the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. On February 5, 2014, Commissioner Reine Alapini-Gansou, the African Commission’s special rapporteur on human rights defenders in Africa, voiced concern about “physical violence, aggression, arbitrary detention and harassment carried out against human rights defenders dealing with sexual minority rights issues” in the wake of the law." https://www.hrw.org/news/2016/10/20/nigeria-harsh-laws-severe-impact-lgbt-community *these sources were found INDEPENDENT of the TED-ED video's sources, she might have referenced them but I actually went into google and checked her rhetoric.*
Justin Gabriel (9 месяцев назад)
Thank you for doing an excellent job finding sources!
Geophph (9 месяцев назад)
Technocracy People also like the video without watching it
Dave Leigh (9 месяцев назад)
Ah I think they did this because those same people were disliking a trump video before watching. So i can understand why he brought up as a topic.
Technocracy (9 месяцев назад)
No I mean the video was on Nigeria,. people ended up talk about trump in the comment section, it peeves me off.
Dave Leigh (9 месяцев назад)
At what time did trump enter the argument in the video?
Abyssinia Empire (9 месяцев назад)
There are only two gend.... Oops wrong video.
KeusFrench (9 месяцев назад)
Three sexes. The first comment said two genders, which is still correct. Considering most people born with both genitalia lean to one side or the other, the 'two gender' idea is still correct. Different degrees of intersex doesn't all of the sudden mean that there are a myriad of 'sexes' within the intersex category. It just means there are variations among intersex, just like there are variations among males and females. It doesn't alter the category.
David Sireika (9 месяцев назад)
Kenpokid4 Jesus... I guess math beats science? Lol
ChristianC (9 месяцев назад)
Which is three. More than two. Also depending on how you count the different "degrees" of intersex.
KeusFrench (9 месяцев назад)
Male, female, hermaphrodite. This is called science. Yet you call me the dumbfuck...
ChristianC (9 месяцев назад)
There aren't even only two sexes, so I don't know how dumbfucks can pretend there are only two genders :v
Abyssinia Empire (9 месяцев назад)
"Who belongs on the streets"? Anyone but Nazis. That includes feminazis.
Technocracy (9 месяцев назад)
Ahh sorry, I did go further to research the speaker, she is a feminist and i thought you were actually attacking her for being one rather than paying attention to her supported points.
Abyssinia Empire (9 месяцев назад)
Technocracy I was not targeting the speaker of the video, I was trying to be comedic. Trolling in a sense.
Double D (9 месяцев назад)
Thinking someone does not have human rights because you disagree is facism.
Technocracy (9 месяцев назад)
Her being a feminist does not invalidate any of the ideas she put forward, I went out and did the research and it agrees with her sentiment.
chas ames (9 месяцев назад)
What does that have to do with this video? Why are all of your made-up problems someone else's fault?
Krysten Janzen (9 месяцев назад)
Such a great topic!
Luisa (9 месяцев назад)
People don't even watch the video and they already dislike it.
iFly (9 месяцев назад)
"People need to open their minds and hearts to diversity." Right... these people will open their mind to them when they'll do the same in the country that accepted them with open arms.
Abyssinia Empire (9 месяцев назад)
Craig Morshead That's a falsehood and a glittering generalization. There are obviously intellectuals on the left. But I want to draw your attention to a different concern of mine, you are subscribed to many scientific channels. Many of those content creators agree that Climate Change is happening but since you are also subscribed to the YouTube based radio talk show host Steven Crowder who is a "skeptic" of CC, I would like to know what is your take on this matter? I don't expect you to already have a position or to have delved into climate data, but I would like to gain some more thoughts from those on the right about this topic.
Craig Morshead (9 месяцев назад)
Conservatives are the intellectuals, the left resorts to burning and destroying things when they don't get their way
TenaciousC (9 месяцев назад)
Fabrizio , strong! I agree
TenaciousC (9 месяцев назад)
Fabrizio , since when was it for ignorant close minded ring winged conservatives. Dont you guys have Fox news and a President for that?
Supernautwow (9 месяцев назад)
Who belongs to the night?
Damion Barker (9 месяцев назад)
1st bitches!!!!!!!!
Abyssinia Empire (9 месяцев назад)
Damion Barker no
Erik E. (9 месяцев назад)
meme
Deep Craft (9 месяцев назад)
first

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