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The RSA: meeting 21st century challenges by showcasing ideas, undertaking innovative research and building civic capacity around the world. We encourage public discourse and critical debate by providing platforms for leading experts to share new ideas on contemporary issues, through our public events programme. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.


Is War Good for Us?

April 11th, 2014

Episode 180 of 443 episodes

Has killing made the world safer? As the world marks the WWI centenary, acclaimed academic and author Ian Morris, argues a bold thesis: that paradoxically, war has actually made the world a more secure and comfortable place. Chaired by Anthony Beevor, acclaimed historian and prize-winning author.

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