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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.
Ideas - Beyond Fate - Part 2Oct 11, 2002 | 54:23Ideas Beyond Fate - Part 2 Audio
Ideas Beyond Fate - Part 2 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.
Ideas - Beyond Fate - Part 3Oct 11, 2002 | 54:23Ideas Beyond Fate - Part 3 Audio
Ideas Beyond Fate - Part 3 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.
Ideas - Beyond Fate - Part 4Oct 11, 2002 | 54:23Ideas Beyond Fate - Part 4 Audio
Ideas Beyond Fate - Part 4 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.
Ideas - The Cult of Efficiency - Part 1Oct 11, 2001 | 54:22Ideas The Cult of Efficiency - Part 1 Audio
Ideas The Cult of Efficiency - Part 1 Oct 11, 2001 | 54:22We live in an age dominated by the cult of efficiency. In the marketplace of society, efficiency is often used as a code word to advance political agendas. But efficiency alone is not enough to give us what we think we want. Schools are closed, hospitals are reorganized in the name of efficiency, but the results are far from what we desire. Janice Gross Stein argues that the public good demands that we go beyond the cult of efficiency to talk about accountability and choice

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