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TEDxRotterdam - Dick Tibboel - An inside on pain

When something hurts we tend to just take an aspirin and go on with whatever we were doing. Pain is something we prefer to avoid. We consider pain as something amiss, as unnatural instead of useful and part of human life.Dick Tibboel is specialized in pain. He says: 'An embryo already can feel pain.' Pain is functional, it tells us how we feel. When in pain we don't feel good, without pain we know we are fine. On TEDxRotterdam Dick Tibboel gives an insight on one of the most intriguing emotions, pain.About TEDx, x = independently organized event In 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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