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May 2, 2011

Ric Elias: “3 things I learned while my plane crashed.”

What would you change?

In Buddhism, we call this life you and I are living right now a “precious human birth.” Life is precious, short, and to be lived for the benefit of others.

But we forget, day-to-day, that it won’t go on forever like this. We resent signs of aging. We avoid be real, raw, and living life fully…we’ve got time later on to get it right. Right?

But death can come without warning. Life is a bubble. Carpe Diem!

http://www.ted.com Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in New York in January 2009. What went through his mind as the doomed plane went down? At TED, he tells his story publicly for the first time.

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