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Ian Leslie is a writer, author of CURIOUS: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It, and writer/presenter of BBC R4's Before They Were Famous.
Would I have followed the moral norms of a hundred years ago?
It can be liberating to accept that the whole trick of life is deciding how, not whether, to screw up. And the benefits can often outweigh the costs.
Malcolm Gladwell’s cool, playful intelligence has made him one of our leading public thinkers, and he has a host of imitators. But, in a time of antagonistic debate and polarised opinion, does he still have something to say?
Those of us glued to Twitter consumed more information but knew less about what was going on.
Politics is a game in which the participants must purposefully blunt their own minds in order to win.
Contrary to the claims, we’re in danger of becoming a nation of David Brents.
How Robert Iger – a personable and vulnerable radical – became the most successful CEO of the past decade.
The best of human nature can be found in crowds.
For me, the “factory” approach to writing defeats the whole point of being a writer.
The preponderance of right-wing anarchists helps to explain why the Conservatives have become so profoundly unconservative.