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TED Talks arguing for the ardent idealism and curiosity of youth include Eve Ensler's 2010 Embrace Your Inner Girl, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee's 2012 contribution: Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls.

The mocking, irreverent and creative genius of comedic performance art is in the work of both Laura Killmartin and Lee Camp, 23-6's "liberal comedic elite", as they consider comedic appearences of candidates in the 2012 election.

Hetairan Energy as Youthful

Whether present in a young person or an old person, the classic image of the hetaira/puer is present in fresh, mischievous and courageous figures. Frequently depicted in close relationship with the animal world, the puer/puella is present in Olivia Binfield who writes a passionate poem on behalf of endangered species and auditions on Britain's Got Talent --with her enormous pet snake.

Puer energy is barely contained by scat singing as in Dave Matthews' version of Jimi Thing Scat.