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7 Sep
Monica Grady, Daniel Bell, Howard Jacobson


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Confucius encourages micro organisms from outer space to steal the meteorite heart of his beloved, by editor Emily Kasriel

The Forum, the BBC World Service programme which boldly crosses boundaries: scientific, creative and geographic, presented by Bridget Kendall.

Meet The Guests

Professor of Planetary and Space Sciences Monica Grady looks at what meteorites can tell us about life on other planets.

Canadian political philosopher at Tsinghua University, Beijing Daniel Bell
explains why China is taking a renewed interest in Confucian teaching.

British novelist Howard Jacobson explores the bitter-sweet pleasure of emotional pain in his novel The Act of Love.

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Each week we give one of our guests the chance to change the world and present an idea they feel could make all the difference.

Novelist Howard Jacobson presents his idea.

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