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January 1, 2012
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10:00 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Seneca On Anger"  What practical guide can we adopt from the principles developed by Roman philosopher Lucious Annaeus Seneca (4 BC-65 AD) to accommodate the stresses and dangers of his era?. D

10:30 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Montaigne On Self-Esteem"  French thinker Michel de Montaigne lived in 16th Century France, long before modern psychology developed and the expression "self-esteem" was coined. In what ways was this contemporary psychological concept central to his worldview?. D

11:00 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Schopenhauer On Love"  19th Century Arthur Schopenhauer believed that love is the most important human striving because of its powerful impulse toward "the will to life." What light does Alain de Botton shed on the irony of an unhappy philosopher probing the subject of love?. D

11:30 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Nietzsche On Hardship"  Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) advocated suffering and the overcoming of hardship as good aspects of life. Why and how did Nietzsche advocate difficulty as necessary for worthwhile life achievements?. D

12:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Storm of Emotions"  STORM OF EMOTIONS chronicles the Israeli disengagement from the Gaza Strip and efforts to achieve democracy amidst great social and political turmoil. Told from the perspective of the Israeli police force, this film explores how these individuals try to balance their emotions, beliefs and conscience while attempting to maintain civil order. D

1:30 pm 
Images of Tony Gleaton   The cultural photographer's black-and-white portraits focus on the social construction of race and capture people separated from the dominant cultural group. These include photographs of black and American Indian cowboys, the African diaspora in Latin American, and the assimilation of Asians, Africans and Europeans with indigenous Americans. The documentary also explores how Gleaton connects with his subjects.G

2:00 pm 
This Emotional Life  "Rethinking Happiness"  Exploring what is happiness and why it is important, scientists explore positive emotions and research activities and qualities that foster them - meditation, compassion, forgiveness and altruism. Resilient individuals help scientists understand why some people are less scarred by trauma and disaster than others. The episode culminates in seeking to understand how the quality of relationships defines happiness. Part 3 of 3G

4:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Socrates On Self-Confidence"  What did Socrates (470-399 BC) mean by "searching for the truth," "self-knowledge," and his dialectic method, and how does Alain de Botton extrapolate these concepts into our lives in the 21st Century?. D

4:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Epicurus On Happiness"  Epicurus, an ancient Greek philosopher who lived from 341-270 BC, believed that "friends," "freedom," and "thought" are the path to happiness. What kind of happiness was Epicurus seeking - and is this still relevant today?. D

5:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Seneca On Anger"  What practical guide can we adopt from the principles developed by Roman philosopher Lucious Annaeus Seneca (4 BC-65 AD) to accommodate the stresses and dangers of his era?. D

5:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Montaigne On Self-Esteem"  French thinker Michel de Montaigne lived in 16th Century France, long before modern psychology developed and the expression "self-esteem" was coined. In what ways was this contemporary psychological concept central to his worldview?. D

6:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Schopenhauer On Love"  19th Century Arthur Schopenhauer believed that love is the most important human striving because of its powerful impulse toward "the will to life." What light does Alain de Botton shed on the irony of an unhappy philosopher probing the subject of love?. D

6:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Nietzsche On Hardship"  Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) advocated suffering and the overcoming of hardship as good aspects of life. Why and how did Nietzsche advocate difficulty as necessary for worthwhile life achievements?. D

7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Storm of Emotions"  STORM OF EMOTIONS chronicles the Israeli disengagement from the Gaza Strip and efforts to achieve democracy amidst great social and political turmoil. Told from the perspective of the Israeli police force, this film explores how these individuals try to balance their emotions, beliefs and conscience while attempting to maintain civil order. D

8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G

9:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Socrates On Self-Confidence"  What did Socrates (470-399 BC) mean by "searching for the truth," "self-knowledge," and his dialectic method, and how does Alain de Botton extrapolate these concepts into our lives in the 21st Century?. D

9:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Epicurus On Happiness"  Epicurus, an ancient Greek philosopher who lived from 341-270 BC, believed that "friends," "freedom," and "thought" are the path to happiness. What kind of happiness was Epicurus seeking - and is this still relevant today?. D

10:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Seneca On Anger"  What practical guide can we adopt from the principles developed by Roman philosopher Lucious Annaeus Seneca (4 BC-65 AD) to accommodate the stresses and dangers of his era?. D

10:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Montaigne On Self-Esteem"  French thinker Michel de Montaigne lived in 16th Century France, long before modern psychology developed and the expression "self-esteem" was coined. In what ways was this contemporary psychological concept central to his worldview?. D

11:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Schopenhauer On Love"  19th Century Arthur Schopenhauer believed that love is the most important human striving because of its powerful impulse toward "the will to life." What light does Alain de Botton shed on the irony of an unhappy philosopher probing the subject of love?. D

11:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Nietzsche On Hardship"  Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) advocated suffering and the overcoming of hardship as good aspects of life. Why and how did Nietzsche advocate difficulty as necessary for worthwhile life achievements?. D

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January 1, 2012
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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