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June 23rd, 2014
Episode 207 of 494 episodes
If a fuller life requires a deeper acceptance of death, what stops us facing up to the inevitable? In the next in our event series on reconceiving spirituality, writer Will Self and philosopher Stephen Cave ask: if we could look mortality more squarely in the eye, what effect would it have on our personal and political lives?