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8Episodes
Category: Society & Culture

In this podcast, Chief Executive of Humanists UK Andrew Copson talks to humanists today about what they believe, to understand more about the values, convictions, and opinions they live by.

July 30, 2020

Rebecca Goldstein

In this episode, Andrew speaks to philosopher and novelist, Rebecca Goldstein about what she believes, from the lust for truth to building an integrated worldview, and why every person matters.

July 23, 2020

Paul Sinha

In this episode, Andrew speaks to comedian, broadcaster, and professional quizzer, Paul Sinha about what he believes, from the joy of facts to the power of family.

July 16, 2020

Alice Roberts

In this episode, Andrew speaks to academic, broadcaster, and writer, Alice Roberts about what she believes, from serendipity to the importance of stepping outside your species.

July 9, 2020

Richard Wiseman

In this episode, Andrew speaks to psychologist, author, and magician, Richard Wiseman about what he believes, from skepticism to making your own luck to not forgiving yourself.

July 2, 2020

Margaret Heffernan

In this episode, Andrew speaks to entrepreneur, writer, and TEDTALK favourite, Margaret Heffernan about what she believes, from the fact of uncertainty to the importance of freedom of choice.

June 25, 2020

Tim Minchin

In this episode, Andrew speaks to composer, lyricist, musician, comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director, Tim Minchin about what he believes, from skepticism to the necessity of diplomatic good faith (not that sort of faith…).

June 17, 2020

Janet Ellis

In this episode, Andrew speaks to actor, presenter, and novelist Janet Ellis about what she believes, from the role of chance to the joy of self-creation and human connections.

June 3, 2020

Robin Ince

In this episode, Andrew speaks to comedian, writer, and broadcaster Robin Ince about what he believes, from finding delight in the disorder of the universe to accepting the absurdity of life.