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Greece and the Meaning of Folly

Celebrated thinker John Gray reflects on the meaning of folly. He explores what he sees as the ultimate modern day folly: Europe's determination to stand by the euro.

The celebrated thinker John Gray gives his reflection on the meaning of folly. Taking the myth of the Trojan horse as his starting point, he explores what he sees as the modern day folly unfolding in Europe. He calls on European leaders to reconsider the single European currency - a project he says was always doomed to fail.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

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