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The RSA hosts one of the world’s leading public events programmes, delivering over 100 lectures, talks, screenings and debates a year. These events provide a platform for our most exciting public thinkers, and encourage intelligent exploration of today’s most urgent social challenges. Our public programme welcomes speakers from across the world and across disciplines – all united by a belief in the power of ideas to inspire and motivate social change. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.

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The Importance of Character

May 28th, 2015

Episode 335 of 494 episodes

Have we had enough of the 'big me' society? Renowned commentator and thinker David Brooks argues that we need to devote more time to cultivating what he terms our 'eulogy' virtues in order to be truly fulfilled

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