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Imagining the Truth

We believe reason is our best tool for acquiring true knowledge of the world. But Picasso said "art is a lie that tells the truth," and many others before him have made similar claims. Are they right? Can imagination lead us to truths hidden from the rational mind, or is this romantic hogswash?

Does being cool teach us how to live?

Speakers: Caspar Melville, Mike Figgis, Sandra Newman