What is freedom? If we are free, why do we feel anxiety? How do I relate to the world? Saint Augustine of Hippo asked himself these questions around 400 AD as he wrote Confessions
The French writer Marcel Proust was fascinated by life. But he was even more interested in how we perceive life.
Stephen Fry on The Rest is History as he tells Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook about his enduring fascination with the Greek myths.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss William Herschel (1738 – 1822) and his sister Caroline Herschel (1750 – 1848) who were born in Hanover and made their reputation in Britain.
Paul Rosolie is a conservationist, explorer, author, filmmaker, real life Tarzan, and founder of Junglekeepers which today protects over 50,000 acres of threatened habitat.
Siddharth Kara is an author and expert on modern-day slavery, human trafficking, and child labor.
Carey Gillam, investigative reporter, discusses the pesticide Paraquat and its connection to Parkinson's Disease in this episode with RFK Jr.
Max Tegmark is a physicist and AI researcher at MIT, co-founder of the Future of Life Institute, and author of Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence.
Rudolph Steiner is probably one of the greatest minds humanity has ever been blessed with, his body of works and influence on the world at large is to a great extent largely unknown outside of Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.
Dr. Jordan Peterson and Michael Shellenberger exchange ideas about the Apocalyptic Environmentalism that is getting mainstream coverage.
Tom and Dominic chart the nation's early history: Romans, Visigoths, the Reconquista, alliances with England, and much, much more.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ancient Sanskrit text the Arthashastra, regarded as one of the major works of Indian literature.
Listen as Joe Rogan and Graham Hancock talk about the unspoken history of the world.