Monday, August 1, 2011

Listening ideas for 1 August 2011 (1)

The History of Rome
Julian the Apostate
Julian came to power in late 361 and immediately set about trying to turn back the clock on both Church and State.
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Russian Rulers History Podcast
Kill the Reformer
Alexander II tries to reform Russia only to have multiple assassinations come his way. Eventually one was to succeed bringing his reign to an abrupt end.
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Say No To Happiness
Life is about being happy, right? Just ask the Dalai Lama...or any of the best-selling authors on the subject...or the scientists who study the benefits of being happy. But are we losing something else along the way: the need for meaning in our lives? IDEAS producer Frank Faulk examines the tension between our desire for happiness and our need for meaning.
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