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  • Published on Apr 27, 2016
  • With an appreciation of flow and motion Peggy's life has been always been driven by passion. From surfing and skateboarding to the intimate appreciation what she calls the 'Cetacean Nation'. Discovering the transformative force of participation artwork through her Origami Whales project was the first step to realising that passion could be harnessed, amplified and ultimately inspire for a deeper purpose.
    Surfer, Skateboarder, Artist and Activist.
    Once the only female member of the famous Zephyr Skateboard team from documentary 'Dogtown and Z-Boys': Peggy’s love of the outdoors inspires her to travel worldwide in search of good surf. In 2004, she founded the Origami Whales Project to raise awareness about commercial whaling. She has also developed the Whales and Dolphins Ambassador Program and led campaigns such as ‘Let’s Face It’, which petitions to save New Zealand’s critically endangered Maui’s dolphins and Hector’s dolphins.
    This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at ted.com/tedx

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  • Dr. Yvonne
    Dr. Yvonne 4 years ago +2136

    Beautiful. So true. Sometimes we try so hard to find our purposes in life, instead of just being calm, follow our hearts, take the cues endowed to us along the path, without questioning too much

    • D
      D 7 months ago

      I love this comment 💜💜 very true

    • Sylvia Harriet
      Sylvia Harriet 7 months ago

      @Mitch You are never alone ❤️ because God never leaves His children

    • Mitch
      Mitch 7 months ago +1

      @Sylvia Harriet thats nice. But what to do if u know ull spend the rest of your life alone.

    • Suzanne Hanlon
      Suzanne Hanlon 9 months ago

      @Julie Lea ooo .oo k

    • Miya Adams
      Miya Adams 9 months ago

      Because we don’t want to be poor. It’s wonderful to just want to take the cues but not at the risk of homelessness starvation etc. they told us to find out what we like and try to make money off of it.

  • Palomi Shell
    Palomi Shell 2 years ago +1150

    I love how she is smiling constantly while talking. Makes me smile too. Such a positive person ♥️

    • Aaron creates
      Aaron creates 10 months ago

      She's not actually smiling the whole way through. On a lot of occasions her mouth is neutral.

  • Kenneth Hirabayashi
    Kenneth Hirabayashi 2 years ago +3365

    It comforts me to know that there are such beautiful people in this world.

    • liz webb
      liz webb 4 months ago

      this comment comforts me. thank you

    • weedy_wendy
      weedy_wendy 4 months ago +1

      @Selena Desanti i have only considered this when i’m seeing negative traits. i don’t think i have *ever* considered it for positive. thank you for changing my thoughts. really. thank you 🙏

    • weedy_wendy
      weedy_wendy 4 months ago

      @Chandler Kryst this. 👏👏👏👏👏👏

    • some peep
      some peep 5 months ago

      You are beautiful :)

    • Joyfulsoul
      Joyfulsoul 6 months ago

      Yes♥️

  • Santino 420
    Santino 420 2 years ago +1502

    I really don’t get how us, as one of the millions of species this beautiful planet has, focus on destroying instead of living together and building together. We have to spread love and peace. Let’s have a beautiful place to live in like we did millions of years ago. Where we depended on one another to survive. We are all connected.

    • L
      L 2 months ago

      @NimmHa Yes that's true. I was also thinking about habitats, like in terms of how much land we took from other species

    • NimmHa
      NimmHa 2 months ago

      @Santino 420 Your picture makes me an ally. Have a nice day and suuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

    • NimmHa
      NimmHa 2 months ago

      @L we have enough resources FOR everyone to survive and live a great life, but not enough for everyone's greed. That's the issue. There is no overpopulation..

    • Santino 420
      Santino 420 5 months ago +1

      @Brittiany Istre even then fam, it’s not an excuse to not try to do better. Everyone has their trials and tribulations but shi mane, ig this planet is just designed to be that way, idk if Mother Nature planned it but it prolly brings some type of balance

    • Brittiany Istre
      Brittiany Istre 5 months ago

      Because the people that destroy were not loved enough as a child.

  • z Zech
    z Zech Year ago +368

    “It’s turning passion into action that can change the world” “Follow your heart with visions and actions” I needed to hear this today💕

    • Ryan Van Etten
      Ryan Van Etten 8 months ago +1

      @CamRebires you're welcome!

    • CamRebires
      CamRebires 8 months ago +2

      @Ryan Van Etten Thanks a lot!

    • Ryan Van Etten
      Ryan Van Etten 8 months ago +3

      @CamRebiresyes
      * folds in origami or life
      * porpoise and purpose

    • CamRebires
      CamRebires 8 months ago

      Non-native speaker here, I have a simple question about what she said afterwards: "Create your own folds", was it meant as in "making your own impact" our what does folds mean here?

    • Winna Libert
      Winna Libert Year ago +3

      I was literally reading this as she said it..the most impactful sentence in this whole talk. Like u, I feel this is what I needed to hear at this very moment.

  • Hello Yosep
    Hello Yosep 3 years ago +618

    *She. Is. Just. So. Cool.* ❤️
    Her vibe, passion and soul just... I really feel it.❤️

  • Incog B
    Incog B 2 years ago +823

    This is what a TedTalk should be in my opinion... an experience that changes you that you can share.

  • Aubrey Snyder
    Aubrey Snyder Year ago +254

    I do not cry during many Ted talks, but did with this one. The passion she transmits from her being is so beautiful❣️

    • Sanna Johanna
      Sanna Johanna 3 months ago

      Me, too.

    • sanchi
      sanchi 3 months ago

      Yes i did too after seeing those messages😓

    • Katuvette Moore
      Katuvette Moore 4 months ago

      @Mienchen Mooh me too! 🤧

    • Re Bolognesi
      Re Bolognesi 9 months ago

      I did, too. Truth and real beauty bring out my tears 🐳🐬💙

    • Mienchen Mooh
      Mienchen Mooh 11 months ago +1

      I'm still crying as well!

  • Ellery Hart
    Ellery Hart Year ago +204

    I love her laugh and her absolutely perplexing youthfulness. She’s in awe of a whale and I’m in awe of her. Everything about this sentient being is pure Love. And since Love is reflected in Love, I am seeing myself in her.

    • Texas Bull
      Texas Bull 4 months ago +1

      You always find a way to make it about you don’t you Ellery.

    • lilbrwnie.
      lilbrwnie. 5 months ago +1

      i absolutely love her aura and vibe the way light shines through her she seems like such a cool person her laugh has so much personality too 3:20

    • Ana Santos
      Ana Santos 7 months ago

      ❣️❣️❣️ amazing

    • Sarah Collier
      Sarah Collier Year ago +3

      beautiful!

  • 333身心靈
    333身心靈 4 years ago +4197

    I don't know about you but when I see her, I see such a beautiful and shining lady.... Someone who loves life and is so down to earth. I want to be like that... Naturally beautiful, happy and inspiring.

    • Mitch
      Mitch 7 months ago

      @Ohio Ladybug How can u be just like that?

    • San
      San 11 months ago

      I agree

    • Claude LeBel
      Claude LeBel Year ago +1

      Just listening to her brought tears to my eyes.

    • arlo247
      arlo247 Year ago

      Amen to that!!!!!!

    • Cris J
      Cris J Year ago

      I see it too, her energy reflects and her beauty is limitless.

  • Judy Bennett
    Judy Bennett Year ago +306

    I was also a female surfer/ skateboarder in Santa Monica a few years prior to the Z-boys. I also am an artist that does animation. I had a dream last night where I was in a boat trying to save whales and then went to a circus trying to help elephants escape! I stumbled upon this video after having a pity party about my future, dusted off my tears trying to embrace my inner dolphin!!

    • Jasmina Teodorović
      Jasmina Teodorović 6 months ago

      'My inner dolphin' ♥️ This will become my mantra. Guess, my random scrolling down the comment section, was not 'random' at all. Thank you!

    • Susi Chavez
      Susi Chavez 7 months ago +2

      U go girl... that hope 🙏 inpowering u... dont ever lose that hope now that u have found it again... no matter wut happens around u remaine in ur authentic self... trust me its just wut humanity needs and is desperately lacking rite now... we need more positive energies to balance out the vibration of our planet... so we can care again, love our planet and everything in it... learn to give bac instead of always just taking from this beautiful place called 🌎

    • Cloudy Sky
      Cloudy Sky 8 months ago +1

      You should post your animations!! I’m always looking to follow female animators as I want to be one too!!

    • alexandra flaherty
      alexandra flaherty Year ago +2

      Dolphin medicina!🐬🙏

  • sunshinelizard1
    sunshinelizard1 8 months ago +46

    People like her cause me to dream of a life do-over, I want to go back and do it all over and follow my passions. I know I had passions and creativity earlier on, and now having more life behind me than ahead, I'm trying to find passion again.

    • Saleemah Cartwright
      Saleemah Cartwright 2 months ago +7

      It is never too late. As long g as you are alive and breathing you can do anything.

  • Friedrich Nietzsche fan

    As a result of this video I made a small donation to the sea Shepherd conservation society. I hope that it will contribute to saving at least one of these magnificent creatures.

    • Friedrich Nietzsche fan
      Friedrich Nietzsche fan 14 days ago

      @HouseBee thanks honey 🍯

    • HouseBee
      HouseBee 15 days ago +1

      Good for you!!!

    • SJ Woodward
      SJ Woodward 6 months ago

      Sea Shepherd is the most effective environmental organization in the world, imho.

    • 2listening1
      2listening1 6 months ago +1

      Thanks for telling me about that group. I m glad to know about their work.

    • pinkphoenix1111
      pinkphoenix1111 9 months ago +5

      I donated also.

  • S Hurman
    S Hurman 3 days ago +1

    Absolutely love this. Always had huge respect for Peggy as a brilliant skater/surfer but full respect for her activism.

  • HeartSun Yoga
    HeartSun Yoga 7 months ago +41

    She's done so many amazing things, she's so well-travelled and her art has touched so many. Yet she seems to have zero ego. It's so refreshing. Love how she helps the beautiful whales, orcas and dolphins. It is sad that humanity can be so cruel and selfish but thankfully we have souls like Peggy Oki's, too.

    • Missy Lee
      Missy Lee Month ago

      I try to be like her. I love her calm, peaceful, and loving way of being!!

  • Mariame A
    Mariame A 9 months ago +16

    She's the literal definition of good vibes. Her beauty on the inside matches her on the outside.

  • raven
    raven Year ago +87

    Despite her age, this woman is full of youth. She shines so bright~

  • Cammy Baugher
    Cammy Baugher Year ago +21

    I was really feeling lost today and like my life was meaningless and this is exactly what I needed... something to show me how beautiful the world is and how there are amazing people like this. 💕

  • Keith McCrea
    Keith McCrea 11 months ago +19

    I was encouraged by her quote, "Follow your heart with vision and passion and you will find your purpose in life."

  • Alex Hadden
    Alex Hadden Year ago +5

    one of the best, if not the best, ted talk I have ever watched. thank you for your work in this world, peggy.

  • Keon Leny
    Keon Leny 3 years ago +56

    She is enriched because she is tapped into something deeper and has found a higher purpose outside of herself. She is not concerned with superficial and trivial matters that a lot of us in the west are concerned about. She is rally rooted and you can feel it.

    • Matilde Ribeiro
      Matilde Ribeiro 4 months ago +2

      @Keon Leny you are so right! have a nice day :)

    • Keon Leny
      Keon Leny 4 months ago

      @Matilde Ribeiro oh man I left this comment ages ago. She's not thinking about getting the latest iPod or trying to keep up with the jones. She is truly enriching the world around her. When you enrich yourself that's good but when you are able to do that for others that's where it's at. That's what my comment meant.

    • Matilde Ribeiro
      Matilde Ribeiro 4 months ago

      what do you mean by "higher purpose"? :)

  • Alice T
    Alice T Year ago +27

    Key take away: follow your passion, with purpose and action, and you'll find your meaning in life ❤️

    • Ellery Hart
      Ellery Hart Year ago +4

      That’s so rhymey. Sing-songy. I Love saying that. “Follow your passion, with purpose and action, and you’ll find your meaning in life”. I will not only say that, I will be that. Thanx

  • Zoe Turner
    Zoe Turner Year ago +43

    So thrilled to discover such an inspiring link between skateboarding, surfing, whales, art & origami 🌟
    Wonderful presentation! Heart felt thanks! You deserve every accolade for your creative championship of the whales! 🌹

  • IamJovani
    IamJovani Year ago +33

    What a beautiful soul who has done so much with her life so graciously...creating awareness, saving whales and inspiring others to follow their passion. Thank you Peggy Oki!

  • Cha Higginson | The Soul Strategist

    This moved me to tears, what a beautiful way to raise awareness and find purpose in the path.

  • Joann Lives
    Joann Lives 2 years ago +147

    Everything about this woman makes me smile.

  • Linh Pham
    Linh Pham 3 years ago +17

    I'm glad that this TED talk appeared in my recommendation. Such a compassionate, inspiring lady! As an animal lover, I even teared up listening to her stories and now I'm inspired to do something myself to save the animals on our beautiful planet ❤ Thank you a lot for this amazing talk!

  • Alfredo Sanchez
    Alfredo Sanchez Year ago +4

    Thank you Peggy Oki for the example by which you live, the message you share, your work and for letting the things that come from your heart to get out.

  • Jayani
    Jayani Year ago +59

    "It's turning passion into action that can change the world". A lovely and informative Tedex talk.

  • PTC Presents
    PTC Presents Year ago +12

    I was graced with the opportunity to volunteer when I was in Santa Barbara between 2010-2012. Peggy even gave me and a friend some surfing lessons off Santa Claus beach. Peggy is such a unique and compassionate individual altogether and I enjoyed absorbing her energy and knowledge. Thank you Peggi!!

  • Sinan Sahin
    Sinan Sahin Year ago +3

    Follow your heart with your visions and actions.
    Create your own folds and you will connect with your purpose in life.💯

  • Diana E.
    Diana E. 8 months ago +3

    “Turn Passion into Action” I love this advice.

  • Sojourner Shrink
    Sojourner Shrink 2 years ago +14

    The speaker is phenomenal. Her passion is so very infectious, makes me think anything is possible in my life. I adore the beginning video, the sounds of passion for nature's Beings🎆

  • Back Country Pastimes
    Back Country Pastimes 2 years ago +2

    “It’s turning passion into action that can make a difference in the world”
    - Pegi Oki, a wonderful human being with an aura of morality

  • DaUkly Rican
    DaUkly Rican 5 months ago

    Standing ovation!!! 👏👏👏👏👏👏Bravo! You were amazingly inspirational. Yes you Peggy. Thank you for sharing one of the greatest stories I've hearn in my life. 🙏

  • Patricia
    Patricia 11 months ago +10

    Touching and inspiring speech.
    One of my best memory is also about eyes to eyes contact with a marine animal. Thanks for saving whales and dolphins.🙏
    How great it is now you are in the world.❤

  • Agi Ro
    Agi Ro 10 months ago +2

    What an innately lovely, beautifully compassionate human being. She gives me hope.

  • Rakesh Bharadwaj
    Rakesh Bharadwaj Year ago +2

    Incredible woman, genuine ... so inspirational 😊😊😊.

  • Shadevi S
    Shadevi S Year ago +18

    I love how much information she gives us on Cetaceans.

  • The Un-DOING
    The Un-DOING Year ago +4

    Astounding work!! “Put your passion to action” and “live your life with purpose!”

  • Cristina
    Cristina Year ago +6

    Thank you. This is so uplifting! I would have loved to be a part of folding these origami whales. I love doing origami and also love what this project is all about.

  • Maddie Clark
    Maddie Clark 7 months ago +2

    I cried during this what a absolutely lovely lady

  • RippleDrop
    RippleDrop Year ago +52

    "Imagine a world with no retaliation. A world of love and forgiveness."

  • Mariana Rivero
    Mariana Rivero Year ago +5

    This is how every human should be ❤️ gosh I love her she is an amazing soul

  • Disha Kabra
    Disha Kabra 2 years ago +1

    This is amazing! Super inspiring.. we need more people like her. Wish I could help and work for something like this

  • Laurie Briscoe
    Laurie Briscoe Year ago +1

    How very much this talk touched my heart Grounded me an lifted me back to our stunning awesome lives. Thank you

  • Laura Manson
    Laura Manson Year ago +3

    This is deeply profound and the art show continues to educate and open hearts!

  • Stephen Noyce
    Stephen Noyce 5 months ago

    Fantastic talk and thank you for raising awareness through your beautiful art x

  • Paisley McGee
    Paisley McGee Month ago +2

    A true conservationist. Also, a humanitarian. She’s brilliant.

  • Jess Saucedo
    Jess Saucedo 10 months ago +6

    Thank you for Making Waves with your labor of love, and teaching the next generations to love, connect and protect. Blessings in your way!

  • sandeep kaur
    sandeep kaur 4 years ago +793

    humans become humans only when they are compassionate enough to live and let live.we should learn from whale behaviour which even didn't leave the sick and injured ones in times of fatal situations. thanks peggy for such a passionate speech. i really respect your passion and great work towards saving such a beautiful part of nature.

    • Broniuks Antanuks
      Broniuks Antanuks 3 years ago

      We leave old and sick... just to earn for frecking mortgage!

    • harry nac
      harry nac 3 years ago +1

      @No name Not only kill or be killed. Working together benefits both sides. It's called symbiosis. Happens a lot in nature and worked well for mankind.

    • harry nac
      harry nac 3 years ago

      I think it's important to eat less meat. It's healthier for yourself, the earth and the animals. Only eat what you think you need. Don't eat factory farmed meat. It's horror.

    • lynn
      lynn 3 years ago +1

      @RockingNeverland oh stop!

    • eric bryant
      eric bryant 4 years ago

      hierarchy instilled ego problems only can we evolve past transcending re curring incarnate human life

  • Betty Kolafa
    Betty Kolafa 9 months ago +1

    You have done a wonderful and incredible work to save the whales of the oceans of the sea. Thank you so much.

  • Alaska Young
    Alaska Young Year ago +3

    the moment she starts talking how whales move gracefully in the water and her feeling the rhythm of ocean,, knew right away that she’s an artist... her words paint enthusiasm soo i wasn’t surprised when i saw pictures of her paintings

  • Atheria PsychicGal
    Atheria PsychicGal Year ago +1

    Thank you, Peggy, for what you are doing to bring awareness to the murder of these beautiful beings. My high school thesis in the 1980s was about whales and I had MAGICAL encounters with wild dolphins in Hawaii in the spring of 2002. They are advanced, loving, spiritual, intelligent beings that need to be saved.

  • coale59
    coale59 Year ago +1

    One of the most heartwarming and inspiring TEDx talks I've ever watched ❤️ I love this woman so much and I want to become involved in her life's journey to create awareness about endangered ocean life ❤️

  • San Tran
    San Tran 3 months ago +1

    she's so inspiring and beautiful, i got so emotional with tears while listening. just WOW! thank you for the inspiration, and thank you for help saving the whales

  • Regina Argentin
    Regina Argentin Year ago +1

    Thank you your concepts are wonderful. I can’t understand this destruction and I hope in my lifetime there is a shift to appreciate life and nature.

  • Margarete K
    Margarete K 6 months ago

    Thank you for sharing your passion and inspiring the world! 🙏🙏🙏🙌🙌🙌🤗🤗🤗

  • Yinnie
    Yinnie 9 months ago +1

    I love this Ted talk so much. And her. She is in awe of whales and I am in awe of her ❤️ such a beautiful soul!!! ❤️

  • Janelle Fraser
    Janelle Fraser 4 years ago +1360

    I love her grounded presence! xo

    • Winna Libert
      Winna Libert Year ago

      @inkQbus2009 haha that's what I was going to point out

    • free2
      free2 Year ago

      Grey Muldoon Maybe you both have different ideas about what the word effective means.

    • Nox.INk# Records ❶
      Nox.INk# Records ❶ 2 years ago

      Word.

    • inkQbus2009
      inkQbus2009 3 years ago +2

      well she doesnt have shoes on, of course shed be well grounded ;)

    • 『 Fel¡x's voice』
      『 Fel¡x's voice』 3 years ago +2

      That's right. On a side note, her voice doesn't match her face, I'm not saying this in a bad way. Thought it was a white lady if you don't look at the video. Really humble!

  • myowncoach dot
    myowncoach dot 3 years ago +3

    Absolutely beautiful! The effortlessness of it all is just mind-blowing. Thank you for posting. 🌱❇️♥️

  • gianna damelio
    gianna damelio Year ago

    I LOVE YOU PEGGY OKI!!! THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO THIS WORLD!!!

  • jirihozpodebrad23
    jirihozpodebrad23 10 months ago +2

    I clicked on the title and then realized I had already seen this talk before. I watched it again. She is such a passionate, positive and beautiful person it inspired me all over again

  • Karlos Kardenas
    Karlos Kardenas 7 months ago +1

    Beautiful advice for all humanity!💜🙏🏻

  • Britney Bryson
    Britney Bryson 3 years ago +38

    Who is disliking this? This is a phenomenal effort not only of empathy but of action and catharsis. Lots of people spend their time angry and sad over things that they feel helpless to change. This woman leaves a legacy of compassion kindness and togetherness and you don't approve? She is inspirational and ahead of her time. Thank YOU resilient soul!

    • NimmHa
      NimmHa 2 months ago

      @Dimitar Dobrev so you didn't watch the end?

  • Kelly Ann Billingsley

    U R AMAZING!!!

  • JMKnack
    JMKnack Year ago +1

    Thank you for finding such purpose and passion. Your presentation forced me to lay back uncomfortably in the middle of it but the end is all worth it. I really appreciate your sharing and inspiring all of us! Yes, we do not live for ourselves alone but for everyone and all living beings within our territory and our work- it matters. Blessings to all...

  • ALF 269
    ALF 269 Month ago

    omg!!!!! i’m in tears!!! thank you Peggy for your purpose in this world! the animals thank you so much! May we be the change we want to see in the world one person at a time.🙏🕯🌈🐳🤍✨🕊

  • Jan
    Jan Year ago +10

    What a beautiful spirit, with a heart full of love and compassion for our animals who all deserve a life just as we do.. Please be like this and go one further, stop eating them... Bless you x

  • HD T.
    HD T. 4 years ago +113

    "...create art that...empowers through participation..." - Peggy Oki
    We need more of this type of people and art.

  • Mi Ki
    Mi Ki 2 years ago +1

    You are amazing Peggy!! Thank you for all you do to save the complex creatures of our planet. All the different sides of you has me in awe of you and the person you are. I've always wished that I could be soooo blessed to know someone like you and learn from and guide me in helping every cause you take up. I would be blessed to sit with you on a beach somewhere and listening to all your fascinating experiences and stories you must have. I would give anything for that, you're a rare breed and an amazing woman Peggy.

  • Corny Connie
    Corny Connie 10 months ago

    WOW!!! That was an AMAZING and POWERFUL video/ message! Thank you for that! Let's ALL get out there and make our difference in ther universe! Love and light to all. 😘💪🏻

  • David H
    David H 5 months ago

    Peggie Oki, you are amazing. Thank you for everything you have done. 🙏🏾

  • Aima Jeffresswood
    Aima Jeffresswood 2 years ago +1

    An incredible story of courage and love for the Great Creator's Animal Kingdom. You connected with your purpose in life!

  • Sonjadesu
    Sonjadesu 5 years ago +456

    This made me cry first because of the commercial whaling and also because this lady is so passionate and inspiring, her talk really touched my heart! Animals are such a blessing, hopefully the newer generations will be more consireded and compassionate when it comes to protecting wild life and our friend 💓

    • Peter Addison
      Peter Addison 3 years ago

      ... Unfortunately, we are all being encouraged to embrace the cyborgian vision of existence. Not life. And we are now at war for our very existance. And there is not that far to go.
      God bless everyone bless everything always amen.
      Love = Humility = Gratitude = Confidence = Prowess...

    • Natalie Fields
      Natalie Fields 3 years ago

      Sonjadesu same!

    • Holly Fortenberry
      Holly Fortenberry 4 years ago +4

      Me too. Bless her. And bless the sublime beauty of nature and animals.

    • Mofo Outdoors
      Mofo Outdoors 4 years ago +12

      She had that effect on me too Sonjadesu , made me believe we can and should start doing our part as she has hers. I have never publicly promoted care of our planet and its animals in any big way but know I can help bring awareness in my own way / Art.

  • njdiabeteseducation
    njdiabeteseducation 2 years ago +1

    Peggy,
    You’re amazing for saving all those whales and dolphins! Thank you for sharing your gifts and artworks.

  • Carlo P
    Carlo P 10 months ago

    Thank you for your teaching Mrs. Peggy Oki, thank you so much!

  • Belonce Kamz
    Belonce Kamz 8 months ago +2

    Just by clicking on this Ted Talk I learnt something new and got inspired at the same time💕.
    "Turn your Passion into Action" 💯

  • Chelle Dizzle
    Chelle Dizzle Year ago

    Thank you, Peggy! I needed that!! Much respect!!! 💖 Mahalo!

  • Cindy Petty
    Cindy Petty Year ago

    I love your talk! It is such an amazing story of how spiritual our world is.❤️❤️❤️

  • Maia Hunter
    Maia Hunter 11 months ago +1

    Her words and story are so inspiring. I want to live a humble and passionate life

  • Stacey Anne Quin
    Stacey Anne Quin 3 years ago

    Thank you for sharing, I was really emotional listening to your talk, I am a vegan and I have so much respect for people who talk up for/act for any species

  • Тетяна Добрянська

    My favourite TED talk❤ Thank you dear Peggy Oki!

  • Francine Tolf
    Francine Tolf 3 years ago +11

    Oh my gosh. Tears in my eyes, both sad and grateful. Grieving for the animals we have destroyed, awed by this wonderful woman. Thank you, thank you Peggy.

  • Gabrielle French
    Gabrielle French Year ago

    What an amazing lady!!! Thank you for sharing your knowledge. Shattered to hear about 30,000+ whales dying.

  • Chris Ra
    Chris Ra 2 years ago +1

    This message was a breath of fresh air and beautifully communicating throguh making our own folds we connect with our purpose in life; Love and Compassion. =)

  • Sian Burke
    Sian Burke Year ago +1

    Waw, I really love this woman, I love her story. Some really passionate people did that-

  • Gigi Lyon
    Gigi Lyon Year ago +2

    She is a very beautiful soul. Very kind and full of positive energy. We need more people like this in the world.

  • M
    M 4 years ago +1630

    What a beautiful human being.

  • Harley Biala
    Harley Biala Year ago +1

    When Mother Nature really shows you Her wonder, it changes your life forever.

  • Kav604
    Kav604 2 years ago

    What a beautiful life to have. So inspiring. She deserved a standing ovation!!

  • Philippa Mediwake
    Philippa Mediwake Year ago +6

    She’s a spiritual lady doing remarkable things to save the whales 🐋

  • Asaf Yadid
    Asaf Yadid 11 months ago

    Such an amazing person!
    Thank you for everything that you do 🙏💜

  • smilec Z
    smilec Z 3 years ago +178

    You can see her kindness right there. What a nice human being. 🙂

  • Natasha Morgan
    Natasha Morgan 7 months ago

    This was so inspiring 🙂👏

  • Sandra Gillis
    Sandra Gillis 4 months ago

    Beautiful speech! ❤

  • screeningmimi
    screeningmimi 3 years ago +1

    If you haven't seen the Z-Boys documentary it is just amazing! I'm happy to see where this lady's life has taken her.

  • Let's schwurbel
    Let's schwurbel Year ago +2

    Thanks, Peggy, I am almost crying! The whale that looked into your eyes was asking you for help, he knew, you're the right person! Greetings from Berlin, Germany, stay healthy please 💙🙏💙

  • Tatehuari Enoc
    Tatehuari Enoc 4 years ago +205

    "Bring your passion into action" great advice, very wise.

  • Laura Fredrickson
    Laura Fredrickson Year ago +3

    Anyone else smile incessantly, feeling this woman's pure generous heart?