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Power of chaos | Ahmed Aburteima | TEDxShujaiya

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Life is not only rules, routine nor systemic activities; there's a role for chaos. Chaos gives a sense of adventure and craziness and breaks established formulas. Passion is the main key of success, and inspiration undermines the rules of "must" and "mustn't", the killers of one's creativity Ahmed Aburteima was born in the bordering city of Rafah between Egypt and Palestine, in 1984. Ahmed says, “My upbringing in this city has influenced my course of life, as my family is split in half; the first half is Egyptian, the other is Palestinian. He continues, “Though the geographical distance between us is short, still we couldn’t gather for more than 20 years due to border closure.” Ahmed worked in press, prepared a documentary film broadcasted by Al-jazeera channel telling the story of Rafah city division, and wrote hundreds of intellectual and political essays in dozens of Arab and Palestinian sites and newspapers. Recently, he published a book titled as “FawdaMontadhama” or (Regular Chaos). He also contributed to authoring a book published by the American University of Cairo about the passage of 20 years for the Oslo Accords in 2013. Ahmed believes in the free human who is capable of creativity and qualitative supplement outside classifications and stereotypes limiting thei This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx