Over the past several years, TED talks have brought insights from the most prominent academics, business leaders, and writers to the masses.
If you want to get some quick enlightenment, look no further than this list of some of the most thought-provoking and mind-expanding TED talks available.
These talks will change the way you look at yourself, and the world around you.
There are worse ways to spend 15 or 20 minutes.
See below for 14 of the most mind-expanding talks: