Free Thinking festival talks and discussions from Sage Gateshead on the theme of The One and the Many
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Leading thinkers come together to debate and share new ideas, music and performance.
With global population on the rise, could having kids be your biggest moral mistake?
Professor Barbara Taylor explores the history of solitude. Have we always been in crisis?
Could more of us benefit from a healthy dose of solitude?
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Lionel Shriver on how online communication can damage our real-life relationships.
Historian John Henry Clay shines a light on the problems faced by would-be recluses.
Comedians Jen Brister and Alexei Sayle describe every stand-up's worst nightmare.
Veteran of alternative comedy Alexei Sayle observes the evolution of UK comedy audiences.
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