TED Radio Hour: The Hero’s Journey

December 20, 2016


From the Odyssey, to Robinson Crusoe, to Star Wars — why are we drawn to stories about heroes? And what do they tell us about ourselves? This hour, TED speakers explore what makes a hero’s journey.

1. What Is The Blueprint For Stories About Heroes?

2. Dame Ellen MacArthur: How Does A Hero’s Journey Begin?

3. Jarrett J. Krosoczka: How Can Mentors Turn An Uncertain Journey Into A Heroic One?

4. George Takei: Is Forgiveness The Ultimate Test?

5. Ismael Nazario: How Does A Rikers Inmate Become a Hero?

6. Dame Ellen MacArthur: How Does The Journey Change The Hero?


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