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Back up to: Four Thought
Anwar Akhtar says British Pakistanis can help Pakistan face its future as an Asian nation.
Adventurer Sally Kettle argues that hope is not helpful.
Tom Armitage says learning to write computer code means learning to think in a modern way.
Georgie Fienberg argues that charities doing development work should want to close.
Nancy Lublin argues that the web has transformed social activism for the better.
Amber Dermont explains the benefits of an unhappy childhood.
Model and activist Sara Ziff discusses the problems with fashion and modelling.
Maria Popova asks how we can find more information we don't know we want to know.
Ismail Einashe reflects on the causes of violent gang culture among young Somali men.
James Friel defends the values and virtues of the single life.
Anna Minton argues that higher security creates a sense of fear rather than safety.
Ben Dyson argues for the need to understand how money works before fixing the bank system.
Rabina Khan calls for a new definition of multiculturalism which avoids simplistic labels.
Writer Mark Vernon says narcissism should be rehabilitated as a positive form of self-love
Colin Murray Parkes illuminates the importance of secure attachments for human happiness.
Entrepreneur Margaret Heffernan argues for the value of whistle-blowers to businesses.
Ruchir Sharma describes his search for the next global economy which can deliver growth.
Niall Iain MacDonald describes his extraordinary fight back against depression.
Ian Robertson argues that success and being a winner has a drug-like effect on us drug.
Writer Joe Dunthorne asks what we can all learn from rock gigs about living together.
Katarina Skoberne describes how history repeating itself taught her valuable lessons.
Architect Ali Mangera discusses the closely-connected futures of cities and shopping.
James Bridle asks how computer networks will affect cultural memories.
Flower design is evolving into an art, argues Gillian Wheeler.
Naif Al-Mutawa discusses the importance of interpreting and translating between cultures.
In the year of the London Olympics, Comedian Leisa Rea ponders the delight of losing.
Alice Bell tackles the myth of scientific literacy as a panacea to understanding science.
Social entrepreneur Colin Crooks argues that we are wrong to focus on youth unemployment.
Computer games offer many opportunities for self-reflective thought, says Mitu Khandaker.
Sir Terry Farrell says architects can solve the problems of Britain's public spaces.