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The Forum
15 June
Steven Pinker, Ndidi Nwuneli, Amit Chaudhuri


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This week's ideas: language as a window to human nature, the culture of ethics in Nigeria and the perception of the artist

The Forum, the BBC World Service programme which boldly crosses boundaries: scientific, creative and geographic this week presented by neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield.

Meet the guests

Eminent psychologist Steven Pinker, author of The Stuff of Thought reveals how language is a window to human nature communicating hidden strategies and cloaking our desires and fears.

Social entrepreneur Ndidi Nwuneli is founder of LEAP Africa, an organisation promoting entrepreneurship in Africa. She discusses how to build a culture of ethics in Nigerian companies.

Is our perception of the artist in modern times going through a revolutionary change? Indian author and musician Amit Chaudhuri gives his perspective on this debate, drawing on his forthcoming novel The Immortals.

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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.

This week it's the turn of social entrepreneur Ndidi Nwuneli

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