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Big Ideas - ABC RN
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
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4.4 stars from 639 ratings
This is THE place to learn
About your country, its people, the world. From street artists to thought leaders via writers and many other men and women with a story you need to hear. Don’t miss it.
Letzthink via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 10/08/19
Eclectic mix of big ideas
An eclectic mix of topics covering science, culture, politics, and everything else. At least once fascinating podcast a week!
north_melbourne_poddie via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 09/21/19
It’s good once...
Love the podcast but please stop dropping the full program with two stories AND the two individual stories into the podcast feed. I’m having déjà vu issues...
Dr Javu via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 09/14/19
Recent Episodes
Could the flow of information be the fuel that powers life? Astrophysicist Paul Davies says we need a new science which connects quantum physics and biology to answer this fundamental question. He draws on an earlier thought experiment of a mysterious force , dubbed the demon in the machine,...
Published 10/15/19
The AFP raids on the ABC and a News Corp journalist brought into focus how national security laws can impede a free media. But there are other dimensions to media freedom and free speech 
Published 10/14/19
Historian Simon Schama explores the story of the Jewish people from ancient times to the present day. Without the imprint that Jewish culture has made, he says, our world would be almost unrecognisable, and our sense of modernity would be completely different.
Published 10/14/19
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