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Planet Earth is Blue and there's so much left to do

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thatbags Sat 12-Dec-15 08:25:08

Chris Hadfield on going blind in space outside the spaceship! Awesome. TED talk.

Anyone who's afraid of spiders should listen to this smile

crun Sat 12-Dec-15 14:56:29

It was an interesting talk bags, I'm with him all the way when it comes to acting on actual risk rather than perceived risk.

Re the desensitisation therapy, it's only really practical when there is a strictly circumscribed list of risks to consider, and bags of time available to train. Most people have limited time, and a huge list of potential hazards, but it's ok if you can do it for yourself, like with the spiders. Imagine how long it would take to train everyone for the possibility of being in a concert hall when gunmen burst in though, then being in a train crash, then an infectious disease epidemic, then a major storm, then a...........

tanith Sat 12-Dec-15 16:05:24

Thank you thatbags what an inspirational man.. I really enjoyed it.