Dare to Disagree

The only problem with this otherwise magnificent speech I can see is that it doesn’t address the fact that people who indulge in this kind of disagreement, especially these days, are in danger of losing careers and even their lives at the hands of vested interests who don’t like what they have to say–a problem I think has grown significantly since Alice Stewart’s day. But I suppose that’s out of scope for this otherwise brilliant talk:

The quality of TED talks has gone down in recent years, alas, but this one is golden.