1. Interesting and Stanley James Press Notebook making

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    On the 18th of June 2011, over 200 people made notebooks in less than 30 minutes. This video documents the steps leading up to the day and the day itself.

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    • Rebecca Solnit on Hope

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      Despair is a black leather jacket in which everyone looks good, while hope is a frilly pink dress few dare to wear. Rebecca Solnit thinks this virtue needs to be redefined. Here she takes to our…

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      • Ken Robinson on Passion

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        Ken Robinson believes that everyone is born with extraordinary capability. So what happens to all that talent as we bump through life, getting by, but never realizing our true potential? For most…

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        • John Lanchester - On Enough

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          Enough is enough. Like the morning after the Christmas-do the night before, it’s all too clear that free market capitalism’s victory party is over; we’re seriously in debt and it's…

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          • Raymond Tallis On Wonder

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            Believers and non-believers alike celebrate the existence of forces larger than us: the creation of the world, the stars in the sky, the fact that we exist. But in the business of living, it is easy…

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            • Oliver James On Envy

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              The growth in our relative materialism in the last 20 years has bought us neither reassurance nor contentedness, but unrealistic aspirations and neurotic competitiveness. Psychologist Oliver James…

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              • Mary Warnock On Political Ethics

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                Ethicist and politician, Mary Warnock has powerful things to say on the moral crisis facing our society in the aftermath of the expenses scandal. In this secular sermon she puts forward a convincing…

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                • Charles Leadbeater On Perspective

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                  Leading innovation expert, Charles Leadbeater, puts forward the case for adopting a new perspective on life: one that views it back to front. Drawing on a range of moving personal stories, Charles…

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                  • Alain de Botton On Pessimism

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                    In the constant search for happiness, philosopher Alain de Botton believes that we should all learn to be a bit more pessimistic. In this secular sermon, Alain challenges the great bourgeois…

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                    • Ruby Wax - On Loving Your Ego

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                      It's often said God has a big ego problem, but stand-up comics surely come a close second. It's not so much the size of their egos as the fragility that makes them such curious creatures.…

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