Music is a language of energy, a "vibe" of emotions and joy. It speaks to our core desires and feelings. It spans language barriers and political borders, making it a powerful means through which humans can connect.
Religion has become improverished and identified with an irrational belief in far-fetched stories -- if taken as literal fact -- which were intended as parables symbolic of larger truths in human life.
Interfaith children, natural experts in this field, have not been officially welcomed, whether in high-level interfaith dialogue between religious institutions or in more local grassroots interfaith activism.
Each year we award the TED Prize to an exceptional individual who is making a difference in the world -- and we grant this recipient one wish. This isn't just an ordinary wish, but a wish that allows them to dig deeper, activate people across the globe, and truly change the world.