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Best-selling author Matthew Syed explores the ideas that shape our lives with stories of seeing the world differently.
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4.7 stars from 503 ratings
Just brilliant *Update 2/8/2024*
Very anxious for new episodes. *update 2/8/24* The first season of this podcast truly was brilliant. But then afterwards, particularly after the show Matthew did on his ego, the well ran dry. The podcast started lacking in content during season 2 and the truly fascinating and unique topics that...Read full review »
fireplug9 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/09/24
The lesson usually fails
Matthew Syde tells compelling stories (good so far) but then draws conclusions that are unconvincing, superficial, or obvious. Or all three. Example? If we can’t eliminate nuclear weapons it would be good to reduce their number. Doh!
Nitram99 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/17/23
Eye opening, suspenseful
This is eye opening science, narrated like a True Crime podcast. Addictive and for almost all ages. EVERYONE should listen to The West and The Rest episode.
paminaerter via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/26/23
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