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CBC's The Best of Ideas Podcast

CBC's The Best of Ideas Podcast

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53 Min.
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Weekly

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Ideas is all about ideas – programs that explore everything from culture and the arts to science and technology to social issues.


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Wachtel On The Arts - Julie Taymor

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Tue, Sep 16, 2014


Julie Taymor is a daring and brilliant interpreter of Shakespeare's work. She talks to Eleanor Wacthel about her newest movie, a film version of her stage play, A Midsummer Night's Dream. It's Taymor's third Shakespeare film.

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Oh Say, Can You See?

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Mon, Sep 15, 2014


In our continuing series about the War of 1812, host Paul Kennedy visits the battlefields at Washington (where the White House was famously torched) and Baltimore (which ultimately inspired the American national anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner").

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Moses Znaimer's ideacity Conference - Extending Ourselves

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Fri, Sep 12, 2014


ideacity is a three-day gathering of minds held each June in Toronto, produced and presented by Moses Znaimer. In this episode: Higher, faster, stronger, and more daring. Speakers wonder just what are our physical limits.

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The Sorrows of Empire

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Thu, Sep 11, 2014


On the anniversary of 9-11, IDEAS revisits an interview with academic Chalmers Johnson who suggested that failure in Iraq might mark the beginning of the end of the American Empire.

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In Case of Fire in a Foreign Land

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Wed, Sep 10, 2014


On September 11, 1973, Chile was shattered by a military coup. On the eve of the anniversary, noted author Ariel Dorfman reflects on our "common humanity" in conversation with Philip Coulter.

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How To Do Ordinary Things, Part 2

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Tue, Sep 09, 2014


On the 50th anniversary of L'Arche, the now-international organization Jean Vanier started, a celebration of a Canadian humanitarian and visionary.

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The Enright Files - A Tribute to Seamus Heaney

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Mon, Sep 08, 2014


Seamus Heaney was the most famous, and many would say the best poet in the world. In the year since his death, the world is still taking measure of Seamus Heaney. This month on The Enright Files, we pay tribute to the man and his poetry.

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Moses Znaimer's ideacity Conference - Inside Ourselves

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Fri, Sep 05, 2014


ideacity is a three-day gathering of minds held each June in Toronto, produced and presented by Moses Znaimer. In this episode: speakers peer deep inside us, examining DNA and organ-banking, and where biology goes.

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How To Do Ordinary Things, Part 1

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Tue, Sep 02, 2014


On the 50th anniversary of L'Arche, the now-international organization Jean Vanier started, a celebration of a Canadian humanitarian and visionary.

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After Atheism: New Perspectives on God and Religion, Part 5

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Mon, Jul 14, 2014


Public discussion of religion tends to polarize between two extremes. But much of what people actually believe falls somewhere in between. David Cayley speaks to five thinkers whose books have charted new paths for religion. Part 5: Roger Lundin.

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After Atheism: New Perspectives on God and Religion, Part 4 (Encore May 3, 2012)

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Tue, Jul 08, 2014


Public discussion of religion tends to polarize between two extremes. But much of what people actually believe falls somewhere in between. David Cayley speaks to five thinkers whose books have charted new paths for religion. Part 4: James Carse.

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After Atheism: New Perspectives on God and Religion, Part 3 (Encore May 2, 2012)

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Mon, Jul 07, 2014


Public discussion of religion tends to polarize between two extremes. But much of what people actually believe falls somewhere in between. David Cayley speaks to five thinkers whose books have charted new paths for religion. Part 3: William Cavanaugh.

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After Atheism: New Perspectives on God and Religion, Part 2 (Encore May 1, 2012)

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Tue, Jul 01, 2014


Public discussion of religion tends to polarize between two extremes. But much of what people actually believe falls somewhere in between. David Cayley speaks to five thinkers whose books have charted new paths for religion. Part 2: John Caputo

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After Atheism: New Perspectives on God and Religion, Part 1 (Encore, Apr 30, 2012)

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Mon, Jun 30, 2014


Public discussion of religion tends to polarize between two extremes. But much of what people actually believe falls somewhere in between. David Cayley speaks to five thinkers whose recent books have charted new paths for religion. Part 1: Richard Kearney

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Just War Theory: So What?

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Fri, Jun 27, 2014


Frank Faulk asks whether Just War Theory has become little more than an intellectual, moral and theological fraud, or whether it's actually provided constraints on an intrinsically violent phenomenon.

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Madness and the Prolonged War

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Thu, Jun 26, 2014


From the Stratford Festival, General John de Chastelain and historian Nick Terpstra discuss the social consequences of war: when there is no longer a centre to hold, what happens to both communities and individuals?

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Wind of Another Planet: Music and the Great War

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Wed, Jun 25, 2014


It's often been said that WW1 created who we are today: geopolitically and culturally. Robert Harris explains how music -- classical and popular -- both prefigured and reflected the war in the years leading up to the unprecedented destruction and after.

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World War One and The Birth of Public Relations

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Tue, Jun 24, 2014


Ira Basen explores how the first global war gave rise to what we'd now call public relations.

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Margaret MacMillan and World War One

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Mon, Jun 23, 2014


Margaret MacMillan is one of the world's leading scholars on World War One. She talks with Paul Kennedy about the origins of the war and what we've learned -- and failed to learn -- from it.

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The Global Eco-Crisis: Diversity, Resilience and Adaptability

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Fri, Jun 20, 2014


Scientist, broadcaster and author David Suzuki looks at the role humans have played in shaping the planet. We must look to biology to find a strategy for survival, according to Suzuki in the 2014 Milton K. Wong Lecture.

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Undoing Forever

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Thu, Jun 19, 2014


In labs around the world, scientists -- using the latest biotechnology -- are trying to bring extinct animals back to life. Britt Wray delves into the science, the ethics, and the implications of de-extinction for all animals, including us humans.

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Inhotim: Visions In Paradise

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Thu, Jun 19, 2014


Inhotim, Brazil, started as the vast estate and art collection of mining magnate Bernardo Paz. But what began as an oasis of beauty has become a laboratory for Paz's vision of a better society. Can one man's dream can become a region's salvation?

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  • Published: 2002
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: C018754