February 2nd, 2015
Episode 99 of 531 episodes
“Belonging” to a society means to know your own place as an individual, but also to embrace your responsibilities as a citizen. The last CBC Massey lecture picks up the Bhutanese principle of "Gross National Happiness": the value of the harmonious well-being of people. It’s a social good that's maybe even more important than economic growth. The drivers of this concept are generosity, ethical behaviour, and tolerance. Do they also have a role in our concept of democracy and citizenship?
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay