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Provocative weekly debate on moral, religious and ethical issues. From BBC Radio Ulster
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The Power of Words

August 11, 2019 - 10:54
Words can be healing or harmful. Do we all need to take more care with what we say?

Celebrity Culture - Good, Bad or Ugly?

August 4, 2019 - 10:56
The cult of celebrity is everywhere, from sun kissed islands to the Australian jungle, encompassing authors, footballers and those with no discernible talent. Is it a good thing?

Accelerated Climate Change

July 28, 2019 - 11:21
Jonathon Porritt says the heat waves we are experiencing will become more frequent, more intense and are due to man-made climate change

The People and the Pulpit

July 21, 2019 - 11:04
Just what do we expect from a church these days and are we willing to pay for it?

Moon Landing at 50

July 14, 2019 - 10:59
It's 50 years since humans first set foot on the moon, how has it changed our world?

A Positive Online Space and Inside the Minds of Serial Killers

July 7, 2019 - 10:49
A discussion on making a positive place online and John E Douglas the FBIs "Mindhunter"

Green in spirit but not in practice?

June 30, 2019 - 11:16
What should we morally give up to combat climate change?

Married Priests

June 23, 2019 - 10:56
The Vatican this week raised the idea of ordaining older married men as priests, albeit solely in the Amazon's remote areas. Is that the beginning of a seismic change?

The School Curriculum - Is it fit for purpose?

June 16, 2019 - 11:00
Is the school curriculum appropriate to the needs of life and work? And should religion always be part of that or should it be left to the church and home?

'1984' at 70. Did Orwell get it right?

June 9, 2019 - 11:23
70 years since George Orwell published his novel '1984', how close to reality is it now?

Mercy, Justice and Trauma

June 2, 2019 - 10:55
Audrey Carville talks about mercy, justice, forgiveness and how we all react to trauma.

Eileen Paisley

May 26, 2019 - 11:01
Baroness Eileen Paisley reflects on life, unity and living without Ian

Never more connected, never more alone?

May 19, 2019 - 11:01
What, if anything, has changed in our mental health status over the years?

What does it mean to be good?

May 12, 2019 - 08:00
What does it mean to live a good life today? Is it possible in the modern world?

Paying the price to be a pensioner in the 21st century

May 5, 2019 - 10:57
As life expectancy continues to grow, the cost to the state of an older population is increasingly occupying the minds of politicians. Are we living too long for our own good?

Searching for Leaders

April 28, 2019 - 10:55
Who has responsibility to create a society of hope?