or cancel
  1. Mark Earls On Originality

    51:57

    from The School of Life Liked 3,948 39 3

    ‘Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation’, sniffed the anti-conformist Oscar Wilde. Today we too…

    + More details
    • Karen Armstrong on Compassion

      39:46

      from The School of Life Liked 5,430 38 0

      From Confucius to Oprah, people have preached compassion for centuries. But how often is it actually put into practice? We may know that we should “treat others the way we wish to be treated”,…

      + More details
      • Enduring Questions: Self-help from Plato to Freud

        40:43

        from The School of Life Liked 4,790 16 1

        Philosophers Robert Rowland Smith and Mark Vernon discuss the development of 'Self-help' looking back at the connection between Self-help and ancient philosophy. They consider the influence…

        + More details
        • Ken Robinson on Passion

          50:36

          from The School of Life Liked 110K 652 20

          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…

          + More details
          • Miranda July on Strangers

            31:54

            from The School of Life Liked 17.2K 185 0

            You can tell a lot about someone you don’t know from the contents of their wallet. There's also a lot that you can’t tell. Filmmaker, artist and writer Miranda July delivers a…

            + More details
            • The Well-Being Agenda

              48:25

              from The School of Life Liked 3,512 15 0

              With the 'well being' agenda of the new government becoming a controversial topic, this session looks at whether it is possible to measure happiness, and what it says about our society that…

              + More details
              • Lawrence Krauss on Cosmic Connections

                44:23

                from The School of Life Liked 25.2K 100 0

                “Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And, the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know…

                + More details
                • Mark Williams on Mindfulness

                  54:50

                  from The School of Life Liked 24.9K 131 0

                  Is mindfulness the answer to all our prayers? The benefits are compelling: it’s free, you can do it anytime, anywhere, and it’s been scientifically proven to work. It is recognised by…

                  + More details
                  • Susan Greenfield on Storytelling

                    41:06

                    from The School of Life Liked 10K 62 0

                    Once upon a time stories lulled us to sleep as children. They continue to influence how we understand, explain and interact with the world as adults. We shape our memories into coherent narratives.…

                    + More details

                    Browse Likes

                    Heather Burke

                    Likes are an easy way to keep track of the videos you enjoy. Use likes to bookmark videos you want to watch again and again and again and again.

                    Also Check Out