Video Info
TitleThe danger of neutrality | Anna Baltzer | TEDxOcala
DescriptionStaying neutral in controversial situations is the moral high ground, right? Wrong. It's the exact opposite. Author and inspirational speaker Anna Baltzer explains how neutrality is a dangerous trap -- and an illusion. Taking a side, not impartiality, is what really helps resolve conflicts. You will be surprised as Baltzer shares how taking a side is the best thing that can happen to you, helping you find what you'd been looking for all along. Not only is it the right thing to do, but your own liberation depends on it. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Speaker
URL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPEc9HC2oBY
Word Level1.85
Grade Level8.79
Vocabularies
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