Archive for February 13th, 2008

13
Feb
08

The Endless Cities

Here’s a thought : i’m a subscriber to the excellent Jon Snow’s daily e-mail from Channel 4 News…. Ok, it’s not as good as Ros’s (i have to say that) but
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13
Feb
08

Is pain in the mind?

How do you deal with pain? Can pain be overcome? And to what extent is pain psychological? Today we’re going to explore what controls the pain that we feel.

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13
Feb
08

They’ve already met people who don’t like them because of this, and this, and this

This message was sent to us after Monday’s show with Rabbi Rosen and Lubna. I found it very moving and wanted you all to have the chance to read it and respond. 

‘Hi. I’m Savane from Nairobi, Kenya, and listening to the Rabbi and Lubna made me wonder (and worry) about the Kenya my daughters are growing up in. Will that be them 40 years from now?  Continue reading ‘They’ve already met people who don’t like them because of this, and this, and this’

13
Feb
08

Your questions, our answers

If you’re in London and can hear whimpering and pleas for forgiveness, that’s the sound of our colleague Paul Coletti who offered to film us answering your questions, and then cancelled five minutes after we were due to start. The road back into the warm bosom of WHYS will be a long and arduous one. Anyway, at least you don’t haev to look at me. Here are  some replies to the questions you sent in, including to all 13 from Abdelilah. Continue reading ‘Your questions, our answers’

13
Feb
08

Morning musings

Greetings from a cold, crisp, magnificent morning in London…

We’re planning to devote most of tonight’s programme to the subject of pain, as you’ll see from Ben’s posting. But there are a few other interesting stories around. In Australia, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is promising firm action to help Aboriginal communities, after his formal apology for the injustices perpetrated by two centuries of white settlement. Can anything really make amends for the past suffering of Aborigines? What do you think the government should do to help improve Aboriginal lives? Continue reading ‘Morning musings’