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TEDxValletta - Justin Tonna - The Wonderful World of Words

Words have intense power. They can bring great joy or bitter tears; make us swell with pride or bury our head in shame; they have the power to create global harmony or drag nations into war; they allow us to name our universe and define our reality, while also creating myths and tales to inspire the imagination. Justin will take us on a journey to explore the wonderful world of words. In doing so we shall discover their power over us, while also uncovering something about our own nature.ABOUT JUSTINJustin Tonna is a writer, author, and former editor-in-chief. He has won several international awards for his work and has had well over 1,000,000 words published, both in print and online. As a wordsmith, his writing forge has created text that has been used in the US, Africa, Europe and Australia on subjects as diverse as pet care and the supernatural.In addition to writing, Justin also has a passion for teaching and offers coaching to students in how to develop their writing and communication skills. Finally, as a member of Toastmasters Malta and Business Network International Malta, Justin continues to refine and hone his public speaking skills.ABOUT TEDx, x = independently organized eventIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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