Last updated: 3 august, 2009 - 13:57 GMT

2/08/2009 - The Forum

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Indian Nobel laureate and economist, Amartya Sen, believes we should focus on putting injustices right, rather than on trying to forge an ideal model of justice. He says public debate plays a crucial role in making societies less unjust.

Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell explains why he sees imagination not only as an instrument of creativity, but as a tool for life and survival. He shows how it can make up for what is lacking in the real world.

British Iranian psychotherapist Camila Batmanghelidjh claims neglect deprives a child of a personal soothing repertoire and can lead them to violence. She explains that this kind of violent behaviour is the result of an emotional deficiency, rather than a moral problem.

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