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Personal Choices and Big Solutions

Robert Massie discusses life lessons learned from his personal experience with health issues and his belief that reflective, personal choices are the basis for "big" solutions. (November, 2015)

9:30 Suffering as bond, not barrier (Watch excerpt)
21:44 Looking for big solutions
22:57 Agency (Watch excerpt)
27:52 Identical goals for different reasons (Watch excerpt)
31:53 Faith and money
34:56 Secular moral ethics (Watch excerpt)
44:23 The value of narrative (Watch excerpt)
51:57 The danger of avoiding commitment (Watch excerpt)
57:14 The IRB model for other fields (Watch excerpt)