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Can Music Save The World?

08/10/15Simon Broughton On The Power Of Music

In a brilliant TEDx talk Simon Broughton (writer, film maker and Editor-in-Chief of Songlines Magazine) shares his take on music's transformative power, on how music reveals our humanity, brings people together and has the potential to break down prejudices. Take this encounter with a Dutch DJ performing at the West African Fes Festival for example: "I love Iranian music. Why? Because it makes me realize that Iranians are also human beings." Watch Broughton's pledge for more music-induced understanding and less fear:

AUTHOR: Lev Nordstrom