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Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
 
UCL (University College London) is consistently ranked among the world's top universities. Our excellence extends across all academic disciplines, from one of the world's foremost centres for research and teaching in the biological sciences to world-renowned centres for architecture (UCL Bartlett), education (UCL Institute of Education) and fine art (UCL Slade School). UCL is London's leading multidisciplinary university, with more than 13,000 staff and 38,000 students from 150 different cou ...
 
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The London Lyceum

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The London Lyceum

Jordan Steffaniak and Brandon Ayscue

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The London Lyceum is a weekly conversation on analytic, baptist, and confessional theology encouraging listeners to think. It hopes to foster serious thinking by creating an intellectual culture of charity, curiosity, and critical thinking. Find out more about us at our website: www.thelondonlyceum.com
 
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GradCast

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GradCast

Ariel Frame, Yimin Chen, Laura Muñoz, Yousuf Hasan, Rhys Paterson, Liam Clifford, Elizabeth Mohler, Francesco Colosimo, Hira Nadeem, Rose Giles, Danica Facca, Ana Moyer, Amalie Hutchinson, Mohamed Sahouli, Bahaaldin Sahouli

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The official podcast of the Society of Graduate Students at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. We aim to showcase the innovative research that graduate students are conducting at Western University and appeal to various audiences including those within and beyond the academic community.
 
Hosted by Lara Magnelli, a member of the Marketing team at ICMP London, each biweekly episode of The Interview Series is an informal, insightful, and inspiring conversation with a variety of music industry professionals: from songwriters, producers, composers, and session players to people working in music for film, TV, and games, record labels, PRs, music charities, and more. Discussing their careers, showbiz anecdotes, as well as matters of equality, diversity, and inclusion in the music b ...
 
Join the Big Finish team on their regular adventures through time, space, Victorian London, Mars, the 1960s and the Torchwood Hub in Cardiff for witty banter (ahem), free stories, news, interviews and exclusive trailers. We are best known for our Doctor Who ranges of audio plays starring Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant, as well as a world of spin off adventures with Jago and Litefoot, UNIT, Captain Jack Harkness among others. We also produce ...
 
Flow Research Collective Radio is a podcast dedicated to helping you unlock the upper edge of your potential. Join New York Times bestselling author Steven Kotler and Co-Founders of the Flow Research Collective, Rian Doris and Conor Murphy, as they attempt to decode the science of peak performance and flow with world-leading experts on the topic. Kotler is the author of thirteen bestselling books including Bold, Abundance, Rise of Superman, and Stealing Fire. His work has been translated int ...
 
Remel London is an award-winning TV & Radio presenter, Live host and the founder of The Mainstream creative platform. Since graduating with a BA Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Leeds Remel has quickly risen up the ranks and carved a solid reputation in the UK entertainment industry and continues to make a national name for herself with her own weekend show on CAPITAL XTRA as well as the lead presenter slot on SKY One’s What’s Up TV. The Mainstream is a creative platform ...
 
Christopher Holliday researches animation history and digital media at King's College London (UK). Alexander Sergeant is a Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at University of Portsmouth (UK), specialising in the history and theory of fantasy cinema. Each episode, they look in detail at a film or television show, taking listeners on a journey through the intersection between fantasy cinema and the medium of animation.
 
Catch up with any event you have missed. The public event podcast series from UCL Political Science brings together the impressive range of policy makers, leading thinkers, practitioners, and academics who speak at our events. Further information about upcoming events can be found via our website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/political-science/political-science
 
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Earth 2 Air

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Earth 2 Air

New Earth Theatre

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New Earth Theatre presents its first podcast: Earth 2 Air. Continuing to amplify and champion the multiplicity of voices and stories of East and South East Asians in the UK. First series Tsunagu/Connect will feature Japanese women and the stories that brought them to the UK, the reasons they have stayed and some of the challenges they have faced as immigrants in this country. Supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, The Japan Society, Museum of London, Shoreditch Town Hall. Made poss ...
 
Pastor David Sackey is one of the spiritual sons of Bishop Dag Heward-Mills of the Lighthouse Chapel International denomination. He pastors one of the branches in Dallas, Texas and is one of the general overseers of the Lighthouse Chapel International denomination . David was mentored and trained by his pastor Apostle Joel Obuobisa. Pastor David holds regular crusades and miracle conventions where the Holy Spirit touches the lives of many people. He is a very dynamic and inspiring preacher o ...
 
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On Wisdom

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On Wisdom

Charles Cassidy and Igor Grossmann

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On Wisdom features a social and cognitive scientist in Toronto and an educator in London discussing the latest empirical science regarding the nature of wisdom. Igor Grossmann runs the Wisdom & Culture Lab at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Charles Cassidy runs the Evidence-Based Wisdom project in London, UK. The podcast thrives on a diet of freewheeling conversation on wisdom, decision-making, wellbeing, and society and includes regular guests spots with leading behavioral scientists ...
 
The Aristotelian Society, founded in 1880, meets fortnightly in London to hear and discuss talks given by leading philosophers from a broad range of philosophical traditions. The papers read at the Society’s meetings are published in the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society. The mission of the Society is to make philosophy widely available to the general public, and the Aristotelian Society Podcast Series represents our latest initiative in furthering this goal. The audio podcasts of our ...
 
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Brain Stories

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Brain Stories

University College London (UCL)

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Welcome to the brand new monthly podcast series from the UCL Neuroscience Domain presented by Caswell Barry (UCL Division of Biosciences), Steve Fleming (UCL Division of Psychology & Language Sciences) and Selina Wray (UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology). UCL Brain Stories aims to showcase the best of UCL Neuroscience, highlighting the wide range of cutting-edge research going on within the Neuroscience Domain as well as bringing you the people behind the research to share their journey ...
 
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Prickly Pens Podcast

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Prickly Pens Podcast

Michelle Monkou, Gabby Samuels, Julia Canchola

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Prickly Pens Podcast is a platform of discussions with three friends who are also authors on the writing journey: Michelle Monkou, Julia Canchola, Gabby Samuels. During each episode, each co-host will add to the discussion around, not only the writing journey, but issues and topics of our lives. Michelle Monkou is a multi-published author, USA TODAY Best Selling author, and former president and board member of Romance Writers of America (RWA). She has published over 25 titles and currently w ...
 
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world. LSE is a specialist university with an international intake and a global reach. Its research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance. Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence. LSE has 16 Nobel prize w ...
 
Sounds from our academics, alumni, students and other brave thinkers, brought to you by the UCL Institute of Education (IOE). We're the world's leading centre for education and social science research, courses and teaching, and a faculty of University College London (UCL). Powered by UCL Minds - bringing together UCL’s knowledge, insights, and ideas through events, activities, and digital content open to everyone. More from the IOE: https://ucl.ac.uk/ioe
 
The Analects, or Lunyu (simplified Chinese: 论语; traditional Chinese: 論語; pinyin: Lún Yǔ; literally "Classified/Ordered Sayings"), also known as the Analects of Confucius, are considered a record of the words and acts of the central Chinese thinker and philosopher Confucius and his disciples, as well as the discussions they held. Written during the Spring and Autumn Period through the Warring States Period (ca. 475 BC - 221 BC), the Analects is the representative work of Confucianism and cont ...
 
The podcast that talks about race equality and wellbeing for a busy modern world through inspiring stories, interviews and case studies. Brought to you by Leyla Okhai, CEO of Diverse Minds UK and former Head of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Centre at Imperial College London. We provide insights from diverse thought leaders in race equality, wellbeing and mental health to increase your understanding and enable you to make positive changes in your life with ease.
 
Megha Bhatia is a graduate of the University College of London. She believes that finding self-love in the journey of life is the most beautiful gift one can give to oneself. Self-Love is beyond gender, caste, country, and sexual orientation. It is for everybody. A young professional completed her masters from the University College of London. She has been a TEDx Speaker Twice. She is a founder of Our Voix, a youth-led organization working on child sexual abuse prevention. Founder of Heyself ...
 
Fingers on Buzzers is brought to you by comedian and keen amateur quizzer Lucy Porter, alongside The Chase's very own Jenny Ryan. Whether you’re a Pointless armchair aficionado, nostalgic for the days of Going for Gold, or a bona fide Mastermind, this is the podcast for you. Jenny and Lucy speak to a host of people who work behind the scenes of our favourite TV quiz shows, including James Harkin (QI), Roger Tilling (the ‘Voice’ of University Challenge) and Jenny Hawker (Only Connect); plus w ...
 
Investigating autistic presence and expression on film and TV. We push beyond the obvious and seek out autistic themes and concerns in films from across the cinematic spectrum. We consider the ethics of performing autism, while also celebrating the autistic pleasures offered by the camerawork and the soundscapes. We delve into the works of cult directors who have hit upon an autistic way-of-seeing, perhaps without ever intending to. We entertain new possibilites for re-thinking beloved films ...
 
Our purpose at CoSector - University of London is to enhance and enrich the student experience, through our own products and services and supporting our customers and partners in the education sector. Our impact can be seen in a variety of ways from providing digital learning expertise, wireless network connectivity in student housing or getting graduates into jobs.
 
Tech Empire addresses challenges posed by the information society. Hosted by Michael Kwet at Yale University, it takes a global perspective on 21st century politics. This show challenges the tech-driven status quo being created by state and corporate power, and explores how we can create a world where technology makes life better for everyone. From big data surveillance to information equality, from #BlackLivesMatter to #FeesMustFall in South Africa, Tech Empire strikes at the heart of power ...
 
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PhDeets

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PhDeets

Nicol Bergou, Katie White, Carolin Oetzmann

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Welcome to PhDeets - a podcast for people currently doing or considering doing a PhD in the UK. Hosted by Nicol, Katie and Carolin - researchers working and studying at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King's College London. All views are our own. Find us on Twitter at @PhDeets_podcast
 
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Medspire

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Medspire

Anvarjon Mukhammadaminov/ Sanketh Rampes

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At Medspire we interview leading researchers and clinicians with the aim of inspiring the next generation of doctors and scientists. Hear from leaders within their respective fields, about their career paths, lessons learnt along the way and advice for those starting out. We hope you enjoy!
 
The Curious Quant series, hosted by Michael Kollo, is a discussion between technically-minded professionals in the financial services, technology and data science fields. It examines the application of new data and new methodologies to common problems in financial markets. Michael Kollo has a PhD in Finance is from the London School of Economics where he lectured in quantitative finance in addition to Imperial College and at the University of New South Wales. He has created models and led qu ...
 
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What Works?

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What Works?

Sophie Scott, UCL PALS

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Prof Sophie Scott, Director of the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London, discusses life and science and careers with her colleagues from the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences at UCL, and beyond. The aim of the show is to highlight some amazing scientists, and explore their journeys through science and life, and find out what works for them.
 
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Professor Sir Michael Marmot is Professor of Epidemiology At University College London, Director of the UCL Institute of Health Equity and Past President of the World Medical Association. He is author of the hugely popular "The Health Gap". In 2021 Professor Marmot received BMJ's Outstanding Contribution to Health award. In this episode we discuss:…
 
Big changes are taking place in China's relationship with Germany. Foreign minister, Annalena Baerbock, from the Green party, has signalled a more assertive stance, especially on human rights issues, after the commerce-driven pragmatism of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s 16 years in power. Ms Baerbock is a key figure in the new cabinet led by Social Dem…
 
TODAY´S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you´ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance t…
 
In our latest Seminar Sessions podcast, two academics from the Department of Earth Sciences at Royal Holloway discuss their experience of attending COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, as official observers. Professor Dave Waltham, Professor of GeoPhysics and Dr Rebecca Fisher, Lecturer and researcher in the Greenhouse Gas Laborator…
 
Widening inequalities in learning, growing gender gaps in paid and domestic work - we hear about covid’s impact in these areas and how research findings are informing responses in policy and practice. Full show notes and links: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/news/2021/dec/whats-happened-parenting-and-pay-during-pandemic-rftrw-s12e02…
 
Mogwai and monsters after midnight are the focus of Episode 88, as Chris and Alex take a closer look at the part-horror, part-Christmas feature Gremlins (Joe Dante, 1984) with special guest Dr. Catherine Lester, Lecturer in Film and Television in the Department of Film and Creative Writing at the University of Birmingham. Catherine’s work focuses l…
 
Mariko Hayashi reveals how her work retains her connection to her roots, which in turn, is rooted within her initial desire to do something different with her life and see and experience life outside of Japan. Today, she is executive director of the Southeast and East Asian Centre, SEAC - a London based organisation providing community support to m…
 
A disturbing thought - might it be impossible for us to directly observe the workings of our minds? Richard Nisbett joins Igor and Charles to discuss a life lived on the cutting edge of behavioral sciences in the second part of the 20th Century. He shares tales from his groundbreaking research into our faulty mindware, discussing various biases, cu…
 
In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Oliver Burkeman about our relationship to time. They discuss the perils of efficiency, being vs becoming, the illusion of time as a resource, parenting and childhood, work-life balance, the loss of leisure, the planning trap, social isolation, a modern Sabbath, and other topics. SUBSCRIBE to li…
 
In our final episode of this series, Cassidy and Cerys reflect on some of their favourite interviews. They share updates from guests and discuss the ground-breaking research that has really surprised or changed them in the course of making the podcast.For more information and to access the transcript: www.ucl.ac.uk/made-at-ucl/podcasts/s2-ep11-reso…
 
Northern Ireland experienced three decades of violence from the late 1960s to the late 1990s. Thousands of people were killed, injured, or bereaved. The so-called Troubles were brought to an end by the Belfast or Good Friday Agreement of 1998, an accord between the British and Irish governments and most of the main political parties in Northern Ire…
 
This episode welcomes Jillian York to discuss how to fix social media. Our chat covers everything from the France Haugen documents to the structure of social media, Global North intellectual circuits, reformism and antitrust, social media decentralization, digital colonialism, and more.Jillian York is an American free-expression activist and author…
 
In this episode, host Professor Rose Luckin (UCL IOE) discusses how UK businesses - small and large, and across different regions - can engage with AI and attract tech talent, with guests Vimla Appadoo, Head of Experience at Culture Shift, and Dana Elman-Vishkin, Innovation Delivery Manager at Digital Catapult.For more information and to access the…
 
Does the earth have to be a fashion victim? This week host Mark Maslin chats with Juliet Russell, Head of Sustainability at Stella McCartney and Max Bittner, CEO of Vestiaire Collective about all things fashion. We’re discussing the fashion industry, from greenwashing to fast fashion and how you can shop more consciously. Join Juliet Russell and Ma…
 
Jordan and Brandon talk with Jarvis Williams about redemptive kingdom diversity. They consider topics like what redemptive kingdom diversity means, if diversity is a useless buzzword, why opposing racism matters for Christian obedience, what it looks like to oppose racism as a Christian, and much more. Find more info about the London Lyceum or cont…
 
Dr Adrian James is a consultant forensic psychiatrist in Devon and President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Prior to his current position Dr James held a series of senior leadership roles and has been heavily involved with the Royal College having set up the Quality Improvement and Workforce Wellbeing committees. In this episode we ask him …
 
Professor Neil Mortensen is President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is Professor of Colorectal Surgery at the University of Oxford and was instrumental in the establishment of colorectal surgery as a specialty. He founded the first patient association for those with ileoanal pouches the Kangaroo Club and in 2004 set up the charity…
 
Is online space real space? Does it, should it and can it work in the same way and follow the same rules? This is a big question that couldn’t possibly be answered in one episode, so we thought we’d be a bit more specific and ask, what does, or should, an online classroom look like? Alongside two innovative educators from The Bartlett School of Arc…
 
The highest grossing films at the Chinese box office are war movies. Wolf Warrior 1 and 2, and The Battle at Lake Changjin, portray heroic Chinese soldiers battling against foreign enemies, including the Americans. These big budget productions are overseen by an arm of the state known as the China Film Administration. Are they therefore a form or p…
 
Welcome to the 118th episode of the award-winning Diverse Minds podcast. This month’s focus is on managing adversity, and grief is a huge part of it. With the CV-19 Pandemic, grief has been at the forefront perhaps more than in the last 70+ years. It is usually incredibly challenging to cope with the grief and the bereavement of a loved one, a frie…
 
TODAY´S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you´ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance t…
 
Rob Simpson (UCL) presents “Experiments in Living, Commercial Entertainment, and Free Speech” at Senate House in London (24/11/2021, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission.By London Aesthetics Forum
 
Date: Tuesday 16 November 2021About the lecture:The existential threat to humanity from Climate Change requires action at a scale and speed that can seem almost impossible, transitioning systems that have operated for decades on fossil fuels to a completely new paradigm. Aidan O’Sullivan will talk about how Artificial Intelligence is a natural ally…
 
It’s been an incredibly busy couple of years or so for Professor Alice Bradbury and her colleagues. We hear about the findings and recommendations from their work looking at how lockdown has affected school communities. The pandemic has thrown into sharp focus just how involved schools are in the lives of children and their families beyond the clas…
 
Hello, and welcome to the Miskatonic University Podcast, Episode 239! This is the podcast dedicated to weird and horrific role-playing games. I’m Keeper Bridgett. And I’m Keeper Murph. Tonight Bridgett and I are super excited to welcome London Carlisle to the show! Bridget has a fan-girl crush moment… Campus Crier The Campus Crier is where we keep …
 
[Preview] We're going to hear from UCL experts on how children, parents, women and schools have dealt with the pandemic so far and what it's going to take to truly "build back better". Joining us in the IOE Podcast studio: Professor Alice Bradbury on how schools can recover post-pandemic Professor Almudena Sevilla on what's happening to parenting a…
 
This is the sixth podcast in the Resilience Research Group's series on 'What is Resilience?'. For this podcast we are visited by Dr Gretchen Pianka (Resilience University), Eleanor Parrott (UCL), Lindad Turck (Primary School teacher), Prof Orit Nuttman-Shwartz (Sapir College, Israel). The podcast is hosted by Dr Seonaid Anderson (Neurodiverse). Thi…
 
Having recently completed her MSc in Neuroscience at Western University, Kyla Lee has embarked on the next step in her career, a Medical Science PhD at University of Toronto. Kyla speaks with Ariel Frame and Yimin Chen about both her MSc research and her plans for PhD studies. Kyla explains how her MSc work modelling schizophrenia in rats aimed to …
 
In this episode, Professor Nick Tyler (Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering, UCL Engineering) shares his vision of how cities are built, evolve, and how this process might include more creativity and humanity. Using perspectives from academia and the arts, Professor Tyler paints a picture of cities that puts people at the centr…
 
According to the doxastic wrongs thesis, merely entertaining certain beliefs about others can wrong them, even if one does not act on those beliefs. Beliefs based on socially salient characteristics such as race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, etc., and which turn out to be false and are negatively valenced are prime candidates for the cha…
 
In our fifth episode Selina and Steve chat to Professor Tamar Makin about her fascinating research on brain plasticity, artificial limbs and the potential for human augmentation. For more information and to access the transcript: www.ucl.ac.uk/research/domains/n…in-stories-podcast Date of episode recording: 2021-11-24 Duration: 00:34:20 Language of…
 
In our fifth episode Selina and Steve chat to Professor Tamar Makin about her fascinating research on brain plasticity, artificial limbs and the potential for human augmentation.For more information and to access the transcript: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/research/domains/neuroscience/brain-stories-podcastDate of episode recording: 2021-11-24Duration: 0…
 
In this seminar four senior political correspondents reflect on what journalism was like at the start of their careers; how it has changed during their lifetimes; and how that has changed the way the press reports on politics, and the way politicians respond. Trevor Kavanagh was for many years Political Editor of The Sun, Catherine MacLeod was Poli…
 
We take a grisly turn this week with a foray into the violent, haunting, and dangerous world of Dario Argento via his bizarre 1985 giallo horror Phenomena (known as Creepers in the US). Jennifer Connolly stars as an american schoolgirl adrift in a Swiss academy while a brutal killer stalks the wilderness outside. We were intrigued by the eponymous …
 
We talk about success and failure all the time. You're probably in the habit of telling yourself that you'll never succeed, or that other people are more successful than you are. But do you actually know what you mean when you say things like this? Unless you have a clear conception of who you are and what you care about, you have no idea. Join The…
 
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