Episodes

Episode 6: Age and Wisdom

Air Date: 8 February 2011 10:05 PM

If 70 is the new 50, then that kind of rationale makes one of our guests the grand total of eight years old!

Episode 5: Gender

Air Date: 1 February 2011 10:05 PM

It’s this little thing about X and Y. It’s been bothering us for ... well, centuries actually.

Episode 4: Modern Family

Air Date: 25 January 2011 10:05 PM

Winston Churchill once said that the greatest virtues of human society are created, strengthened and maintained by "the family".

Episode 3: Identity

Air Date: 18 January 2011 10:10 PM

What’s an identity? Who do we think we are? And why does it matter?

Episode 2: Happiness

Air Date: 11 January 2011 10:05 PM

The tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan measures its national wellbeing by a “gross national happiness” index. But is it really possible to measure a nation’s happiness?

Episode 1: Storytelling

Air Date: 4 January 2011 10:05 PM

Are stories like oil? Is it possible that one day the human race could actually hit peak supply, then run out of narrative altogether?

Who would you invite?

It's a discussion that pops up at social gatherings, in job interviews or by the water cooler: If you were hosting a dinner party - the ultimate dinner party - who would you invite and why?

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