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Secret Lives

April 16th, 2016

Episode 1236 of 1344 episodes

Emily Thomas explores what our secrets tell us about who we are, and what happens when we reveal them. Now that it is easy to go online and tell strangers anything anonymously, are we more or less likely to confide in the people around us? She explores the link between identity and secret-keeping and asks how much of our identity is what we keep hidden.

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