Courage can be almost as contagious as fear: Brian Palmer at TEDxGöteborg

“Courage can be almost as contagious as fear.” Since anthropologist Brian Palmer himself spends a lot of his time in a state of anxiety, he has always been fascinated by people who voluntarily take on gigantic problems — heroes. His course at Harvard about civic courage and engagement attracted more than 600 students and he has hosted Sommar in Swedish Radio P1. Now he wants us to meet some of his heroes: Malala Yousafzai, Sophie Scholl and Witold Pilecki.

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