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Big Ideas - Full program podcast

ABC Radio National

Society & Culture, History

Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues

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CBC Massey lecture 3: The cosmopolitan ethic

January 28th, 2015

Episode 97 of 481 episodes

Engaging in cosmopolitan ethic - that means accepting the difference and the equality of others. And for the former Governor General ofCanada, Adrienne Clarkson, this positive interaction with people of a different background, faith or culture, is the beginning of citizenship. She says that citizenship demands that we participate in the act of being a citizen ... to have not only rights, but responsibilities too.

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