Aspen Ideas to Go

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Aspen Ideas to Go are 2-5 minute clips of thought provoking and inspirational ideas from various speakers over the years at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

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Title: Undaunted: Stories from the Frontlines of Global Health (Rebroadcast)

Can Character Be Learned?

November 20th, 2018

Psychologist Angela Duckworth explains how to raise a child with strong character. Duckworth, who’s the author of "Grit" and a MacArthur “Genius,”… Go to Episode

What Would the Founders Think of Today's America?

November 13th, 2018

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson. What were America’s Founders like as individuals? And what would they think of American democracy… Go to Episode

The New Science of Psychedelics

November 6th, 2018

Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma and The Botany of Desire, focuses on psychedelic drugs in his most recent book. Go to Episode

Stopping Hate in an Era of Fragmentation

October 30th, 2018

The deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue is the latest hate crime in an especially atrocious period. The number of hate crimes against religious… Go to Episode