Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode Approaching with Kindness.
About AJ Jacobs' TED Talk
How many people helped make your morning coffee? AJ Jacobs set out to thank them all, from the farmer to the barista and everyone in between — and discovered the list was much longer than he thought.
About AJ Jacobs
He is also the editor at large at Esquire magazine, an NPR commentator, and a columnist for Mental Floss.
Jacobs' works chronicle his self-experiments, which have involved taking a vow of total honesty, following the Bible literally for a year, and reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica.
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