Society And Culture Podcasts

The Listening Project show

The Listening ProjectJoin Now to Follow

Capturing the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today and preserve it for future generations.

By BBC Radio

Don't Log Off show

Don't Log OffJoin Now to Follow

Alan Dein discovers the real life stories behind online profiles via Facebook and Skype. Alan locks himself away for a week to talk to people on the internet. He starts with nothing, just an online profile which says 'talk to me'. The results are intriguing, funny and often very moving

By BBC Radio 4

Purpose-Centered Life: A Plan for Authentic Living show

Purpose-Centered Life: A Plan for Authentic LivingJoin Now to Follow

Bring to light your cherished principles, values, hopes and dreams into a personal plan for authentic living. This is the counter concept to "the purpose-driven life." There is an art to making meaning that isn't taught in any school, church, boardroom or home. Get weekly lessons that help you turn your passion into action and your principles into a life plan you can sustain. Learn how to fill your days with meaning, stop procrastinating, and bring new richness to everything you do. Join Eric Maisel, family therapist, creativity coach and bestselling author, as he spells out the art of making meaning. Life is as worthwhile as you make it. Banish meaninglessness by working some existential magic! If the atheist, rationalist, secular-humanist, skeptical, free-thinking, or existential tradition appeals to you, you will especially appreciate Maisel’s insights. Learn how to invest meaning, where to put it, how to withdraw it, and what returns you should expect from this practice. Picture one of your typically busy days, where a lot gets done with no sense of accomplishment. Now picture that day transformed, artfully redesigned so that you experience islands of meaning in a sea of hurry. Get your values and your life aligned! Open up to new meaning opportunities! Understand the language of meaning and the dynamics of meaning and learn how to avoid going down the tubes when bad luck strikes. Consciously decide what you want to value and keep on top of your meaning priorities. Meaning is a lens through which to view life: focus your lens on an intentional life.

By Dr. Eric Maisel

Sunday: Religious News show

Sunday: Religious NewsJoin Now to Follow

Christianity to Islam, Hinduism to Judaism, Ed Stourton presents religious news and analysis of the top stories from the UK and abroad. http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/sunday The related link on this page is broken – could you link to Sunday here please: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qnbd

By BBC Radio 4

The Fifth Floor show

The Fifth FloorJoin Now to Follow

A fresh look at the stories of the week with journalists from our 27 language sections - every week with David Amanor. New episodes ready to download from 1500GMT on Fridays. Also includes our history programme Witness.

By BBC World Service

RNZ: Saturday Morning show

RNZ: Saturday MorningJoin Now to Follow

A magazine programme hosted by Kim Hill, with long-form, in-depth feature interviews on current affairs, science, modern life, history, the arts and more.

By Radio New Zealand

Podcast of the day (新闻播客) show

Podcast of the day (新闻播客)Join Now to Follow

Podcast of the day by bbcchinese.com gives you the best interview on a hot topic or despatches from our reporters based in Asia and elsewhere.

By BBC World Service

Outlook show

OutlookJoin Now to Follow

True life stories. Join Matthew Bannister, Monday to Thursday. Includes our daily history programme Witness. Or join us for the best of Outlook on Saturdays.

By BBC World Service

The Report show

The ReportJoin Now to Follow

Uncovering the real stories behind the news. Simon Cox and fellow reporters delve beneath the headlines. The Report airs every Thursday evening at 8pm on Radio 4 for 38 weeks a year. The programme lasts 28 minutes.

By BBC Radio 4

Pigion: Highlights for Welsh Learners show

Pigion: Highlights for Welsh LearnersJoin Now to Follow

Y darnau gorau o raglenni Radio Cymru dros yr wythnos ddiwethaf, gyda chyflwyniadau clir a syml gan Dafydd Meredydd fydd o gymorth i chi wella'ch iaith. Addas ar gyfer dysgwyr uwch. Highlights of the past week on Radio Cymru, with easy to understand introductions to help you improve your Welsh. Suitable for advanced learners. The weekly vocabulary is available at http://bbc.in/1vJaR1u

By BBC Radio Cymru