Click the link below instead of playing the embedded video above - I wanted to include the video preview since a mere link does not, but the embed codes for TED + tumblr are clearly not optimally tweaked, e.g. the cut-off edges. Here:
The value this man presents to humankind is truly unfathomable. I’d really like to say that pure mathematicians who endeavor to do science should watch it. I’ve held the same position Wilson does for quite some time now, regarding Wilson’s First and Second Principles. But, really and truly, all people should hear his words, in one form or another. And how incredibly humble his response to the standing ovation - he tipped an imaginary hat…twice.
Yai, worldz! There exists at least one triumph.