May 27, 2015 | 54:00Ideas Vestigial Tale, Part 2 Audio
Ideas Vestigial Tale, Part 2 May 27, 2015 | 54:00Analysing stories is usually territory claimed by writers, critics, and university scholars. But recently, evolutionary psychologists have begun to look at the human propensity for storytelling from a scientific perspective.
May 19, 2015 | 53:58Ideas The Shape of Thing To Come - T.E. Lawrence Audio
Ideas The Shape of Thing To Come - T.E. Lawrence May 19, 2015 | 53:58T.E. Lawrence -- Lawrence of Arabia -- was one of the most brilliant and enigmatic figures of the 20th Century. Archaeologist, cartographer, military tactician and leader in WW1, he was also uncannily prescient about the shape of the world to come.
May 26, 2015 | 54:00Ideas Vestigial Tale, Part 1 Audio
Ideas Vestigial Tale, Part 1 May 26, 2015 | 54:00Analysing stories is usually territory claimed by writers, critics, and university scholars. But recently, evolutionary psychologists have begun to look at the human propensity for storytelling from a scientific perspective.
May 25, 2015 | 53:58Ideas Shame on You(Tube) Audio
Ideas Shame on You(Tube) May 25, 2015 | 53:58We are watched. Caught on ubiquitous cell phone cameras. Tweeted in real time. Judged by a capricious social media jury. Kelley Jo Burke ponders how we live in a world where everyone might have 15 minutes of shame.
Jun 2, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Brother West Audio
Ideas Brother West Jun 2, 2015 | 53:59Political activist, author, provocative intellectual and self-described 'jazz man of ideas', Cornel West talks about righteous anger and the fight for social justice, the lack of integrity in American political office, and his passion for John Coltrane.
May 29, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Deep Down Dark - Hector Tobar Audio
Ideas Deep Down Dark - Hector Tobar May 29, 2015 | 53:59Thirty-three Chilean miners were trapped underground for sixty-nine days, before being rescued, back in 2010. Hector Tobar describes their collective experience in conversation with Paul Kennedy.
Nov 10, 2003 | 54:22Ideas The Truth About Stories - Part 2 Audio
Ideas The Truth About Stories - Part 2 Nov 10, 2003 | 54:22Beginning with Native oral stories, -winning author and scholar Thomas King weaves his way through literature and history, religion and politics, popular culture and social protest, in an effort to make sense of North America's relationship with its Aboriginal peoples.
Dec 2, 2014 | 53:58Ideas The Motorcycle is Yourself Audio
Ideas The Motorcycle is Yourself Dec 2, 2014 | 53:58Robert Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance has been called the most widely read book of philosophy ever written. Forty years after its publication, Tim Wilson revisits an extraordinary interview he did with its author.
Dec 10, 2013 | 54:00Ideas The Degrowth Paradigm Audio
Ideas The Degrowth Paradigm Dec 10, 2013 | 54:00Degrowthers believe we need a more modest and sane alternative to the constant pressures of expansion that are destroying the ecological basis of our existence. Richard Swift explores the degrowth alternative, in theory and in practice.