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A Tale of Love and Hate

We think love an indisputable force for good. Yet from Jihadi John to Anders Breivik, extremists often cite love of creed or country to justify atrocity. Might love of a person or group also be the origin of prejudice and hatred towards others? Are love and hatred forever entwined as Freud suggested? Or can we imagine a society built on love and free from tribalism?

How to live your life

Speakers: Erwin James, Helen Lederer, Oliver Burkeman

The destiny of the nation state

Speakers: Diana Wallis, John Kerr, Nikolai Tolstoy