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Big Ideas - Full program podcast

ABC Radio National

Society & Culture, History

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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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The BBC Reith lectures: The problem of hubris

December 17th, 2014

Episode 74 of 481 episodes

Aging and death are the great unfixable problems in life and healthcare. The reluctance of society and medical institutions to recognise the limits of what professionals can do is producing widespread suffering. But research is revealing how this can change.

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