What’s Coming This Episode?
This week Sean and Ed talked about safety. Is the world a safe place in which to live? It’s easy to watch the news and think perhaps not, but the reality is a little different. What do you think? Let us know in the comments below this post. Thanks for listening, we hope you enjoy it
Show Notes and Links
- Ed, with a completely straight face, admitted that he’d only just learnt that raisins are dried grapes. Oh dear.
- There seems to be more and more media focus on sexual violence. Why the increase? Child abuse on the rise?
- Diane Abbott, a UK MP, has been talking about a UK ‘crisis of masculinity‘ and so have we
- The ‘UK Peace Index’ has highlighted the lowest rate of recorded violent crime for 40 years
- Mark Beaumont is The Man Who Cycled the World
- Michael Moore explored the difference between the US and Canada in his documentary ‘Bowling for Columbine’. Canadians don’t lock their doors! Skip to 5.10 in the video for that.
- Couch Surfing – connect with travellers around the world
- Do video games make us more violent? Research is unsure…
- As he has done pretty much every week, Sean mentions Freakonomics. Dive in and enjoy.
Resource of the Week
- Ed recommended an app called Flipboard (available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices). Create your own magazine. Read the Live in the Present magazine, curated by Ed, by searching for us when you have installed it.
- Sean talked about a book called Mindfulness by Mark Williams and Danny Penman. Well worth a read.
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