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Everything you thought ... was wrong (8 talks) Talks with counter-intuitive solutions to flip your thinking, on everything from shoes to aid organizations to the universe.

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Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend -- not for what they get done. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their big goals and big accomplishments (even if that comes with big expenses). In this bold talk, he says: Let's change the way we think about changing the world.

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Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong | TED Talk | TED.com

TED Talk with Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong : Rethinking nonprofits : "When you prohibit failure, you kill innovation."

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http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pallotta_the_way_we_think_about_charity_is_dead_wrong

BASIC (Grades 9-11): This TED speaker argues that we must think about charity and non-profits in a different way. Do you agree with his idea, or do you think the current model is working well enough to continue in the future?

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Dan Pallotta: The dream we haven't dared to dream | TED Talk | TED.com "an audacious authenticity that allows us to cry with one another, a heroic humility that allows us to remove our masks and be real."

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Dan Palotta http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pallotta_the_way_we_think_about_charity_is_dead_wrong#t-1119596

Dan Pallotta’s amazing charity TED talk- as an infographic! | one swallow makes a summer
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Dan Pallotta’s amazing charity TED talk- as an infographic!

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