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Ideas - In Praise of Ice - Part 2 (May 2009 Encore)May 8, 2009 | 54:01Ideas In Praise of Ice - Part 2 (May 2009 Encore) Audio
Ideas In Praise of Ice - Part 2 (May 2009 Encore) May 8, 2009 | 54:01For more than four billion years, ever since comets first crashed into the Earth, ice has been inextricably linked to life on this planet. From cold-hardy microbes to freeze-resistant frogs, nature has evolved many tricks for survival. Even human beings have learned to adapt to the challenges – and opportunities – of life with ice. Now, as glaciers shrink, and ice vanishes from the polar seas, Richard Longley takes us back to our icy roots, rekindling wonder for this alluring frozen water.
Ideas - Moral ClarityDec 11, 2008 | 54:00Ideas Moral Clarity Audio
Ideas Moral Clarity Dec 11, 2008 | 54:00How do we responsibly talk about good and evil? What does realism really mean? How are morality and religion connected? Philosopher Susan Neiman wants to make the tools of her trade relevant to everyday life.

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