How our behaviour can be shaped by people we’ve never met.
Memories of frontline military services, and how this affected his vision as a film maker.
Exposing the fault lines in the social fabric of rural Pakistan.
60 SECOND IDEA TO CHANGE THE WORLD
In our Sixty Second Idea to Save the World, Daniyal Mueenuddin suggests that armies should be organized so that, the higher a serviceman’s rank, the closer he is posted to the front line. If the top officers served at the front, they would be the first victims of their own blunders, paying for their mistakes with their lives.
In Next Week’s Programme
In Next Week’s Programme - Professor Joseph Nye, one of the United States’ most distinguished political scientists and inventor of the terms ‘soft power’ and ‘smart power’, and to weigh up the role of religion and democracy in today’s globalized world, British-Dutch academic Ian Buruma and from Nigeria, prize winning writer Helon Habila who says that telling stories in a non-linear way is in some ways similar to the way the human brain works.