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Ideas - The Ethical Imagination - Part 4Oct 12, 2006 | 54:22Ideas The Ethical Imagination - Part 4 Audio
Ideas The Ethical Imagination - Part 4 Oct 12, 2006 | 54:22In the 2006 Massey Lectures, The Ethical Imagination, Margaret Somerville discusses how we can find a shared ethics for an interdependent world.
Ideas - The Ethical Imagination - Part 5Oct 12, 2006 | 54:23Ideas The Ethical Imagination - Part 5 Audio
Ideas The Ethical Imagination - Part 5 Oct 12, 2006 | 54:23In the 2006 Massey Lectures, The Ethical Imagination, Margaret Somerville discusses how we can find a shared ethics for an interdependent world.
Ideas - Race Against Time - Part 1Oct 12, 2005 | 54:22Ideas Race Against Time - Part 1 Audio
Ideas Race Against Time - Part 1 Oct 12, 2005 | 54:22"I have spent the last four years watching people die." With these wrenching words, diplomat and humanitarian Stephen Lewis opens his 2005 Massey Lectures. Lewis's determination to bear witness to the desperate plight of so many in Africa and elsewhere is balanced by his unique, personal, and often searing insider's perspective on our ongoing failure to help.
Ideas - A Short History of Progress - Part 1Nov 11, 2004 | 54:22Ideas A Short History of Progress - Part 1 Audio
Ideas A Short History of Progress - Part 1 Nov 11, 2004 | 54:22In A Short History of Progress Ronald Wright argues that our modern predicament is as old as civilization, a 10,000-year experiment we have participated in but seldom controlled. Only by understanding the patterns of triumph and disaster that humanity has repeated around the world since the Stone Age, can we recognize the experiment's inherent dangers, and, with luck and wisdom, shape its outcome.
Ideas - A Short History of Progress - Part 2Nov 10, 2004 | 54:22Ideas A Short History of Progress - Part 2 Audio
Ideas A Short History of Progress - Part 2 Nov 10, 2004 | 54:22In A Short History of Progress Ronald Wright argues that our modern predicament is as old as civilization, a 10,000-year experiment we have participated in but seldom controlled. Only by understanding the patterns of triumph and disaster that humanity has repeated around the world since the Stone Age, can we recognize the experiment's inherent dangers, and, with luck and wisdom, shape its outcome.
Ideas - A Short History of Progress - Part 3Nov 9, 2004 | 54:22Ideas A Short History of Progress - Part 3 Audio
Ideas A Short History of Progress - Part 3 Nov 9, 2004 | 54:22In A Short History of Progress Ronald Wright argues that our modern predicament is as old as civilization, a 10,000-year experiment we have participated in but seldom controlled. Only by understanding the patterns of triumph and disaster that humanity has repeated around the world since the Stone Age, can we recognize the experiment's inherent dangers, and, with luck and wisdom, shape its outcome.
Ideas - A Short History of Progress - Part 4Nov 8, 2004 | 54:22Ideas A Short History of Progress - Part 4 Audio
Ideas A Short History of Progress - Part 4 Nov 8, 2004 | 54:22In A Short History of Progress Ronald Wright argues that our modern predicament is as old as civilization, a 10,000-year experiment we have participated in but seldom controlled. Only by understanding the patterns of triumph and disaster that humanity has repeated around the world since the Stone Age, can we recognize the experiment's inherent dangers, and, with luck and wisdom, shape its outcome.
Ideas - A Short History of Progress - Part 5Nov 7, 2004 | 54:22Ideas A Short History of Progress - Part 5 Audio
Ideas A Short History of Progress - Part 5 Nov 7, 2004 | 54:22In A Short History of Progress Ronald Wright argues that our modern predicament is as old as civilization, a 10,000-year experiment we have participated in but seldom controlled. Only by understanding the patterns of triumph and disaster that humanity has repeated around the world since the Stone Age, can we recognize the experiment's inherent dangers, and, with luck and wisdom, shape its outcome.
Ideas - The Truth About Stories - Part 1Nov 11, 2003 | 54:22Ideas The Truth About Stories - Part 1 Audio
Ideas The Truth About Stories - Part 1 Nov 11, 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.
Ideas - The Truth About Stories - Part 2Nov 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.
Ideas - The Truth About Stories - Part 3Nov 9, 2003 | 54:22Ideas The Truth About Stories - Part 3 Audio
Ideas The Truth About Stories - Part 3 Nov 9, 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.
Ideas - The Truth About Stories - Part 4Nov 8, 2003 | 54:22Ideas The Truth About Stories - Part 4 Audio
Ideas The Truth About Stories - Part 4 Nov 8, 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.
Ideas - The Truth About Stories - Part 5Nov 7, 2003 | 54:22Ideas The Truth About Stories - Part 5 Audio
Ideas The Truth About Stories - Part 5 Nov 7, 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.
Ideas - Beyond Fate - Part 5Oct 11, 2002 | 54:22Ideas Beyond Fate - Part 5 Audio
Ideas Beyond Fate - Part 5 Oct 11, 2002 | 54:22examines why. In her characteristic lively and highly engaging prose, Visser investigates what fate means to us, and where the propensity to believe in it and accept it comes from.
Ideas - Beyond Fate - Part 1Oct 11, 2002 | 54:23Ideas Beyond Fate - Part 1 Audio
Ideas Beyond Fate - Part 1 Oct 11, 2002 | 54:23People today are often afflicted with a sense that they cannot change things for the better. They feel helpless, constrained, caught - in a word, fatalistic. Beyond Fate, Margaret Visser's 2002 CBC Massey Lectures, examines why. In her characteristic lively and highly engaging prose, Visser investigates what fate means to us, and where the propensity to believe in it and accept it comes from.

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