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Ep 157: Can you sing when life is hard?

Ben Pakula
5 Apr 2020
Life is hard for many people at present - is it appropriate to sing? What would you sing? We join a lover of heavy metal music for a conversation about extreme emotions and extreme music that offers solace in troubled times.

Is there an end to infectious disease? (with Covid-19 intro)

Justin Denholm
29 Mar 2020
A timely conversation to mark the three year anniversary of Bigger Questions

Ep 156: Can I get justice?

Jennie Pakula
22 Mar 2020
The quest for justice is a common human experience and we can get deeply embittered and frustrated when we don't get it. So how can we find true justice? A conversation confronting life's injustices where we find something bigger.

Ep 155: If God is real, where is he?

David Robertson
15 Mar 2020
Often the question of suffering pushes people to question the reality of God. Where is God when I need him the most? A conversation about the search for something bigger amidst pain and suffering.

Ep 154: What happens when I die?

Mark Conner
8 Mar 2020
How an unexpected death prompted reflection on life's biggest questions

Ep 153: Where can I find joy?

Silvie Paladino
1 Mar 2020
Something more than Carols by Candlelight

Ep 152: What is authentic spirituality?

Matthew Jacoby
23 Feb 2020
Spirituality is popular and we are becoming more spiritual, But how can we find a spirituality which connects to real life? A great conversation exploring a different path to an authentic and real spirituality.

Ep 151: Will robots take my job?

David Chan
16 Feb 2020
The rise of technology brings fear and uncertainty about how automation replaces human labour. But what about the even bigger question of artificial intelligence - will robots take our humanity? A fascinating show which peers into the future of technology and our work.

Ep 150: How does the story end?

Greg Clarke
9 Feb 2020
Stories inspire, entertain and stimulate - we all understand ourselves as part of stories. What do stories tell us about some of life's biggest questions? A fascinating conversation as we confront the end of the world and discover our own place in an even bigger story.

Ep 149: Is Australia the ideal home?

Natalie Swann
2 Feb 2020
Many thousands of people call Australia home each year, but how do they cope with the conflicting feelings of leaving another home. We explore some big questions migrants face coming to Australia and how something bigger helped them in making Australia home.