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BBC Radio 4
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Best-selling author Matthew Syed explores the ideas that shape our lives with stories of seeing the world differently.


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4.7 out of 5 stars from 532 ratings
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    Absolutely loving this podcast. Every episode keeps me engaged and challenges my preconceptions and makes me think.

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