January 14th, 2016
Episode 787 of 1744 episodes
One of the founding members of the campaign to move the statue of Cecil Rhodes at the University of Oxford to a museum says Lord Patten’s response to the campaign is “scandalous”. Lord Patten, the university’s chancellor, told the Today programme that if Oxford students did not demonstrate a “generosity of spirit” towards history and respect for the principle of free speech “they should think about being educated elsewhere”. But Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh, an international relations student at Oxford, said the campaign was “doing exactly what Lord Patten says a university is for.” “The notion that Cecil Rhodes should be un-reflexively glorified… we think is no longer tolerable,” he told the Today programme.
Social science, behavioral economics, cognitive psychology -- sound complex? Let's fix that. The Art of Charm Podcast is where self-motivated guys and gals, just like you, come to learn from a diverse mix of experienced mentors, including the world's best professional and academic minds, scientists, innovators, coaches, relationship experts, entrepreneurs, bestselling authors, and other brilliant minds. This show will make you a higher performer, a better networker, a deeper connector and, most importantly, a better thinker.