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The World of Ideas

The World of Ideas


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This platform engages the ideas that define, influence and haunt humanity. Join the "Life, Education, Religion & the Modern World" show on Sundays, 8:30 pm-9:30 pm EST. Coming soon...The American Dream Show--TBA.

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Our special guest, Yvette Heyliger, artist and activist, will discuss gun violence prevention through her work as a community organizer with Organizing for Action. Yvette will also talk about ?Harlem Welcomes Sandy Hook Ride on... more

Today's show is dedicated to "International Power" and the best ways and means for nations to bid for global influence in the twenty-first century. We will discuss Harvard Professor Joseph S. Nye Jr.'s concept of soft power in his article "The... more

What is terrorism and why does it exist? Who are terrorists? Is terrorism really evil? Is it revenge or self-defense? How should people and governments understand, deal with and respond to terrorism?

Abridged Show and announcement of the first year Anniversary and our two winners! Andintroduction to next week's show.

Do you think gay rights are civil rights? What is religion's role and influence with respect to the negative perception of the LGBT community in the modern world? Special returning guest will join this discussion: Reverend Dr. Glenmore Bembry.

Do you think gay rights are human rights? Why are many citizens in the world refusing to accept gay rights as human rights? Why are gay rights not universally acknowledged?

On this show we will discuss the political status of the 21st century. Is the world becoming more or less democratic? In which political direction is the world heading? Which political system do you think is best for people? Democracy,... more

Has the world become better or worse since 1914, the infamous year of World War I, which inaugurated a new age of history? How would you grade humanity based on the events in the last 100 years?

This show is our second discussion concerning Nelson Mandela (1918-2013). We will discuss Mandela as a leader of the ANC and as the President of South Africa? From these two perspectives, how do you characterize his impact on... more

This show explores the great soul we know as Nelson Mandela (1918-2013). We shall engage the following questions. Who was Nelson Mandela? What was his worldview? Why was he a controversial person? What was Mandela's goal in... more