The power of seduction in our everyday lives | Chen Lizra | TEDxVancouver

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The power of seduction in our everyday lives | Chen Lizra | TEDxVancouver

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With nearly a decade of experience in the animation industry, working on projects for MTV, TVA, Alliance Atlantis, Mainframe Entertainment and Radical Entertainment, Chen Lizra's intellect, imagination and creative thinking evolved her into a branding expert.

In 2009 & 2012 Chen was nominated as one of the "YWCA Women of Distinction in Vancouver," and was recently honored by the Australian government with a Distinguished Talent Permanent Visa for her international achievements in the arts. As the international author of "My Seductive Cuba, a unique travel guide", Chen has won two awards in the US, including the prestigious IPPY Book Award. With a passion for dance and creative movement, Lizra offers students seduction workshops and focused lectures and seminars about the art of seduction in our everyday lives.

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  • handsome boss all day
    April 2, 2017 at 7:13 pm

    Proud to be a spaniard and proud to say that my country gave birth to all of america… you should have seen la Habana before communism. The laughs and the happiness all around

    • Octavus5
      May 9, 2017 at 9:18 pm

      Is it your position that the Spanish did not rape and loot the Americas and precipitate the end and destruction of native civilizations through their acts of colonization, exploitation and greed?

    • handsome boss all day
      May 10, 2017 at 11:02 pm

      Its my position that the spaniards conquered by war and did horrible things like any other country in history.

      However it is also my position that the indians were canibals and Human sacrifice-makers and practiced all kind of slavery between them.

      It is also my position that spain deserves a place in ethical colonization history. In the laws of Burgos slavery was prohibited and private property and education at a college level was made possible for indians. A mestizo society was created. Spaniards married indians and gave their surnames to their children. Where the hell do you see that in british colonies? The demonic gods of the indians were destroyed and the catholic god was evangelised to the indians by priests who preserved their languages. One banner was made for the indians who were named sons of god and had the same rights as the spaniards. 25 universities were created for indians to study. More than 1000 cities founded which made the spanish empire the empire with more cities founded. And much more which l wont say in this comment because i want to keep it short.

      What genocide was made? Nowadays hispanic america has a 40 percent of indian population and a 30 percent of mestizo population.

      Im not denying however that there were multiple cases of abuses as everywhere else. But rome comitted organised genocide against some provinces But that doesnt mean that Europe would be nothing without roman influence.

      Please answer with knowledge and facts not petty sentimental ‘ arguments ‘

    • Octavus5
      May 11, 2017 at 2:53 am

      _”Its my position that the spaniards conquered by war and did horrible things like any other country in history.”_

      Like any other country? You believe Spanish and British colonialism, for example, were not unique and exceptional? “Everybody” did it?

    • handsome boss all day
      May 11, 2017 at 2:44 pm

      Name me one country or empire in history that didnt conquer through war and blood. Its the way of the world kid, god help us all

    • Octavus5
      May 11, 2017 at 3:19 pm

      So, there are no degrees of cheating? Extent of lying? Scale of bloodshed? Quantity of theft? Measures of violence? Scope of subjugation? Size of one’s narcissism? The reach of one’s greed? The expanse of one’s pursuit of mammon?

      Europe, including Spain, is quite unique in this regards.

  • Octavus5
    May 9, 2017 at 8:54 pm

    … as if our culture isn’t already over-sexualized as it is. We need guys trying to “pecker” women in public. And women side-stepping and taunting, “try again”.

  • Carla JR
    June 22, 2017 at 11:41 am

    Nice!!! who are the 11k people that disliked this video????? crazy…

  • who's who who
    June 28, 2017 at 5:59 pm

    This should’ve been about self confidence rather than seduction.

  • Nathi
    July 4, 2017 at 4:58 am

    aaayyyy that reggaeton was??

  • gugle monkey
    July 8, 2017 at 4:23 pm

    what does it mean to be successful in life?

  • Ana Maria
    July 8, 2017 at 10:26 pm

    she did a good job,im actually wet

  • Abi Padma
    July 10, 2017 at 3:30 am

    who is the dude?

  • Jerry Jared
    July 12, 2017 at 9:19 pm

    Ok, somebody come and unleash my section power plz.

  • Revelard Léa
    July 14, 2017 at 8:16 am

    Absolument génial! *.*

  • Michael Lake
    July 14, 2017 at 9:45 am

    She could go to a trailer park in the US and find just as much ‘seduction’ taking place. This is just a strange infomercial for Cuba.

  • Benjamin Fletcher
    July 21, 2017 at 1:22 pm

    All due respect mam, you could pretty much seduce anyone. That makes you dangerous.

  • Shaun Galloway
    July 21, 2017 at 9:34 pm

    A lovely lady and she is so right! Absolutely amazing that she makes us think outside the box that we have been accepting all our lives. X

  • AndréA Klass
    July 22, 2017 at 11:53 pm

    She didn’t really exude that seduction factor when she was dancing she was holding back. Then when she started talking
    ….for some reason I wondered if she has an eating disorder?
    Weird

  • Samruddhi Patil
    July 25, 2017 at 9:29 pm

    her smile!

  • juslostone
    July 26, 2017 at 6:58 pm

    All the ugly people be quiet with your bitter selves.

  • Chris Vaughan
    July 30, 2017 at 10:13 am

    Hmm porn made it to TED

  • Francisco Javier Avalos
    July 31, 2017 at 2:19 am

    waste of time !

  • Barry4B
    August 1, 2017 at 2:37 am

    I would not want to imagine a world without Cuba !

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