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  1. Stephen Cave On Immortality

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    We’re all afraid of the Reaper — and we’re all pursuing strategies to deny, defy or defeat him. Whether we hope to quaff the elixir of life, to rise again, to live on as a spirit…

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    • In Conversation: Jaron Lanier and James Bridle On Who Owns the Future?

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      Jaron Lanier is a technology inventor and philosopher who has been dubbed the prophet of the digital age. He coined the phrases 'Virtual Reality' and 'digital Maoism'. His last…

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      • Hussein Chalayan On Fitting In

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        I think the experience of feeling isolated, of not fitting in, creates the urge to explore. —Hussein Chalayan We’re social animals: we need to belong. And if we want to belong, we’d…

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        • Steven Pinker In Conversation

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          Steven Pinker argues that humans are becoming less violent. That may seem a bizarre claim to make in the face of daily reports of terrible conflict around the world. But, despite the continuing litany…

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          • Tony Buzan On Daydreaming

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            “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift.” —Albert Einstein At…

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            • Richard Sennett on Co-operation

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              Richard Sennett is among the most important social thinkers at work today. Here he talks with leading design critic Alice Rawsthorn about his latest book, 'Together' (2012), on how we can…

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              • Roman Krznaric on How to Find Fulfilling Work

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                Roman Krznaric explores the ideas within his book 'How To Find Fulfilling Work' one of The School of Life's new guides for everyday living published in conjunction with Pan Macmillan.…

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                • Tom Chatfield on How to Thrive in the Digital Age

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                  Tom Chatfield explores the ideas within his book 'How To Thrive in the Digital Age' one of The School of Life's new guides for everyday living published in conjunction with Pan Macmillan.…

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                  • John Armstrong on How to Worry Less About Money

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                    John Armstrong explores the ideas within his book 'How To Worry Less About Money' one of The School of Life's new guides for everyday living published in conjunction with Pan Macmillan.…

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                    • Alain de Botton on How to Think More About Sex

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                      Alain de Botton explores the ideas within his book 'How To Think More About Sex' one of The School of Life's new guides for everyday living published in conjunction with Pan Macmillan.…

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                      • Philippa Perry on How to Stay Sane

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                        Philippa Perry explores the ideas within her book 'How To Stay Sane' one of The School of Life's new guides for everyday living published in conjunction with Pan Macmillan. Filmed at…

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                        • John-Paul Flintoff on How to Change the World

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                          John-Paul Flintoff explores the ideas within his book 'How To Change the World' one of The School of Life's new guides for everyday living published in conjunction with Pan Macmillan.…

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