In this TED talk Sherwin Nuland focuses on hope, and how it is the ultimate way to be our better selves.To our TED speaker, hope is an abstract idea not a concrete word, and finally he believes hope helps us face our problems and urges us to fix them. Hope is what connects The Absolutely True Diary of A Part Time Indian with this TED talk. The TED talk explains the benefits of hope, and in PTI Arnold strives and hopes to become a better person with a brighter future , by leaving his tribe as well as his reservation solely to create a better future for himself. By watching this Ted Talk you will realize that you can always change yourself for the better only if you have hope inside. In other words, if you don’t like yourself or where you are heading, this video makes you realize that it is possible. - Charlotte W. and Manveen D.